Chennai hospital launches first-of-its-kind orthogeriatrics department

Chennai's only multi-speciality facility, Kauvery Hospital, has extended its healthcare services to senior citizens by launching the first-of-its kind orthogeriatrics department for comprehensive orthopaedic care.

Over 50,000 pregnant women affected in Nepal quake: UN

 Some 50,000 pregnant women were likely affected by the devastating earthquake in Nepal, a UN agency said on Tuesday.

UNPA assessing ways of engaging men in gender equality work

A high-powered panel of United Nations Population Fund has assessed the possibility of involving men and boys in gender equality work in India and the world.

Four million adolescent girls give birth every year in India

Four million adolescent girls in India aged 15-19 years give birth every year in India, according to the United Nations Population Fund.

World`s elderly could number two billion by 2050

Every ninth person in the world is aged 60 and above and their numbers will increase to one in five by 2050, numbering two billion elderly, a UN agency has concluded.

Aim to cut maternal mortality ratio: Ghulam Nabi Azad

India is targeting to cut maternal mortality ratio by a quarter to 150 per 1,00,000 live births by 2015.

Aim to cut maternal mortality ratio: Ghulam Nabi Azad

India is targeting to cut maternal mortality ratio by a quarter to 150 per 1,00,000 live births by 2015.

`Six of 10 patients with HIV are women`

Agencies working to address this problem are UNAIDS and the UN Population Fund.

Students exposed to adolescence programme more aware

A total of 21,967 students from various government and private schools in five states participated in the concurrent evaluation programme.

Bangladesh calls UNFPA report `unauthorised meddling`

In its report, UNFPA revealed Bangladesh`s population is now 164.4 million.

UNFPA Laadli media awards declared

Population First and United Nations
Population Fund (UNFPA) today announced 23 winners (northern
region) of the UNFPA- Laadli Media Awards for gender
sensitivity 2009-10.