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2014-06-30 23:05:42

With nearly one million people currently displaced throughout North and Western Iraq, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, warns that about 250,000 women and girls, including nearly 60,000 pregnant women, are in need of urgent care. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 With nearly one million people currently displaced throughout North and Western Iraq, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, warns that about 250,000 women and girls, including nearly 60,000 pregnant women, are in...

2013-05-25 23:02:14

Long-time spokesperson Natalie Imbruglia has teamed up with The Draw Shop to create a video that raises awareness of a debilitating and shame-inducing medical condition that affects women in developing countries. (PRWEB) May 25, 2013 It´s an issue few people want to talk about: obstetric fistula, a childbirth injury caused by prolonged obstructed labor that affects approximately 2 million women in the developing world. Women who suffer this injury give birth to stillborn babies 90% of...

2013-01-25 09:39:10

Quality sexual and reproductive health care is an essential component of public health. However, there are insufficient evidence-based policies related to adolescent sexual and reproductive health in low- and middle-income countries. In an effort to address the research gap, faculty from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health led a project to identify research priorities for adolescent sexual and reproductive health in these countries. The results, which are based on input from...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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