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UN-backed guide seeks to prevent girls' HIV infection
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Wednesday, 06 August 2008
UN-backed guide seeks to prevent girls' HIV infection
With some 7,000 young women becoming HIV-positive on a daily basis, a new United Nations-backed guide released today aims to curb the spread of the virus among girls.Read Full Article ...
 
Women's empowerment key to achieving development targets, UN forum told
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Wednesday, 06 August 2008
Women's empowerment key to achieving development targets, UN forum told
Women's empowerment is critical for countries in Asia and the Pacific to advance towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which range from ha...
 
Growing rich-poor divide threatens child health in Asia-Pacific, finds UN report
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Tuesday, 05 August 2008
Growing rich-poor divide threatens child health in Asia-Pacific, finds UN report
While child survival in Asia and the Pacific - where half of the world's children live - has improved considerably, deepening economic disparities have meant t...
 
Angola: UNICEF supports programme to improve maternal and child health
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Monday, 04 August 2008
Angola: UNICEF supports programme to improve maternal and child health
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is backing an Angolan Government initiative to provide better health-care services to expectant mothers and newborn...
 
UNICEF backs Togolese initiative to promote exclusive breastfeeding
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Monday, 04 August 2008
UNICEF backs Togolese initiative to promote exclusive breastfeeding
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is working with the Togolese Government to back community support groups and local initiatives to promote exclusive...
 
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