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6 August 2013
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Dakar (Senegal) The African Union (AU) has launched an annual prize for excellence in maternal, newborn and child health called “Mama Afrika Award” named after late renowned South African singer and... Read more
6 August 2013
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Johannesburg (South Africa) The African Union (AU) member states took a major step forward by adopting an Action Plan to accelerate the improvement of maternal, neonatal and child health at the end... Read more
30 July 2013
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Bamako (Mali) The armed rebellion in the north of the country in early 2012, followed by the coup in March 2012 and the occupation of two-thirds of the territory by armed Islamist groups as well as... Read more
5 March 2013
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The Director of the West and Central Africa Region of the UNFPA, United Nations Population Fund, Mr Benoit Kalasa, recently visited the Central African Republic (CAR) for the second time to assess... Read more
24 January 2013
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The predominantly rural country of Burkina Faso has initiated an innovative approach to community-based distribution of condoms and contraceptives, as well as health information, in a project... Read more
7 January 2013
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The new West and Central Africa Regional Office opened its doors on 1st January 2013. Based in Dakar, Senegal, WCARO covers 23 Francophone, Anglophone, Portuguese-speaking and Spanish-speaking... Read more

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