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22 Aug 2003 description

KABUL - In Afghanistan today, in the face of overwhelming need, even small interventions are producing real progress.

22 Aug 2003 description

MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan - The full waiting room at the Char Bolak clinic is clear sign that life is getting better in one northern village, thanks in part to a small non-governmental organization supported by UNFPA. Childbirth has become safer here since prenatal exams and supplies for clean home deliveries have become available.

12 Jul 2003 description

World Population Day; A personal story

08 Apr 2003 description

A baby boy weighing 2.85 kilograms was the first infant delivered at the newly rebuilt maternity ward of Kabul's Khair Khana hospital, which reopened at the end of March. The mother, 40, was in good shape and proud to be the first woman to give birth in the new facility. It was her sixth pregnancy and second child, following four miscarriages.