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Violence against women is linked to reproductive health problems

Tuesday, 25 November 2014 13:54

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, 25 th November, 2014
On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, PAHO/WHO calls for a stronger health sector response.

Washington, D.C., 24 November 2014 (PAHO/WHO) – Unintended pregnancies, sexually transmitted infections, and miscarriages are more frequent among women who report having experienced violence at any point in their lives, studies from multiple countries around the world show.

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women 2014

Monday, 24 November 2014 19:02

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

Each year, International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women is observed on 25 November, followed by 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence, ending on 10 December (Human Rights Day).

Zero maternal death by hemorrhage

Monday, 24 November 2014 18:43

The use of Non-pneumatic anti-shock garment can help save the lives of women with postpartum hemorrhage.

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‘No child should die from a preventable cause,’ says PAHO/WHO on Universal Children’s Day

Monday, 24 November 2014 16:20



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In the Americas, under-5 mortality has fallen more than two-thirds since 1990, but not all children have benefited equally from this progress.

Congenital Syphilis

 

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