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13 December 2009
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The Department of Health released recently an administrative order mandating the application of a new protocol on delivering babies that could bring a sharp decrease in the childhood death rate in... Read more
12 December 2009
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The number of HIV cases in the Philippines has continued to increase over the past two years, alarming the Department of Health. Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said that while the number of new... Read more
8 December 2009
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President Arroyo will ask industrialized countries in Copenhagen, Denmark to infuse more funds to address the negative effects of climate change in highly vulnerable nations, her economic adviser... Read more
30 November 2009
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Business groups showed their recognition of, and desire to help, solve the national population problem when key members of the Bishops-Businessmen’s Conference for Human Development (BBC), the Makati... Read more
25 November 2009
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Every day, women and girls are subject to domestic violence, exploitation, sexual violence, trafficking, honour crimes, harmful traditional practices, such as bride burning and early marriages, and... Read more
18 November 2009
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London, 18 November 2009 - Women bear the disproportionate burden of climate change, but have so far been largely overlooked in the debate about how to address problems of rising seas, droughts,... Read more
12 November 2009
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KAMPALA, 12 November, 2009—Over 1,200 leading policymakers, researchers, academics and health professionals from 59 countries will meet in Kampala, Uganda, from 15 to 18 November, where they will... Read more
28 October 2009
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ADDIS ABABA, 28 October 2009 — Lawmakers from 115 countries reaffirmed their support today to the principles and goals of the 1994 Cairo International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD)... Read more
27 October 2009
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ADDIS ABABA, 27 October 2009 — Ending the needless death and suffering of women during pregnancy is one of the greatest moral, human rights and development challenges of our time, agreed more than... Read more
24 October 2009
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For the second year in a row, the Philippines sent the loudest voice worldwide in calling for an end to extreme poverty, with 36.1 million Filipinos participating in various events during the three-... Read more

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