Published in Law and Health Weekly, June 13th, 2009
Some 69,000 pregnant women have been displaced since the start of military operations on 27 April. Nearly 6,000 of them are expected to give birth within the next month, with approximately 900 needing surgery to handle pregnancy-related complications, UNFPA estimates.
Responding to the escalating humanitarian crisis, UNFPA is scaling up its support for reproductive health care for the displaced throughout the North-West Frontier Province. As part of the United Nations-led...
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