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  • One million women in death risk in a year in Bangladesh due to unintended pregnancy

    Dhaka, Bangladesh — A million of death risk is happening in Bangladesh every year due to unintended pregnancies which are avoidable; research finding presented in a dissemination meeting held in MOHFW arranged by PPD at in 2nd April, 2014. About 75 million unintended pregnancies are occurring every year in the Globe; while Bangladesh is contributing

  • Permanent Observer Delegation of Partners in Population and Development to the United Nations Office in Geneva

    Geneva, Switzerland — We are pleased to announce that the United Nations Secretary General granted PPD the gracious permission to establish a Permanent Observer Delegation to the United Nations Office in Geneva, Switzerland. Partners in Population and Development has appointed Dr. Denis Broun as its Ambassador, Permanent Observer to the United Nations Office and other

  • BRICS Commitment for Cooperation on Population Matters

    Nelspruit, South Africa — In a ground breaking high level meeting of BRAZIL, RUSSIA, INDIA, CHINA and SOUTH AFRICA (BRICS) agreed to cooperate on population matters. The demographic transition and post-transition challenges, including population ageing, unprecedented mortality reduction, yet stubbornly unacceptable levels of maternal and infant mortality, persistently- gender based violence, huge level of exclusion

  • Partners in Population and Development (PPD)Announce New Commitment in Support of the UN Secretary-General’s Every Woman Every Child Movement

    New York, USA — At a high-level dinner at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and UN officials joined Member States of the Partners in Population and Development (PPD) to highlight the critical role of South-South collaboration as a means to advance women’s and children’s health and the health-related

  • Members of National Task Force met for validation of STEP UP Bangladesh Country profile

    Dhaka, Bangladesh — Partners in Population and Development (PPD) arranged the 3rd meeting of the National Task Force for South-South Cooperation of “Strengthening Evidence for Programming on Unintended Pregnancy (Step-Up)” Project. The meeting was held in the IEM Conference room, Directorate General of Family Planning at Karwan Bazar, Dhaka Bangladesh on Tuesday, 18th February, 2014.

  • Global Southern body committed to Infrastructure development for PPD Secretariat to deepening the SSC

    Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe — PPD member countries met in beautiful location of Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe for 24thExecutive Committee Meeting. The key issues of the meeting was to promote PPD for undertaking upcoming challenges in post ICPD era. The Executive Committee (Ex-Co) held was desirous to find PPD in a unique leadership position toaddressing population

  • PPD’s FY 2014 work plan is approved

    Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe — The 5th Program, Planning and Development Committee Meeting of Partners in Population and Development (PPD) was held in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe in 5th January, 2014. A dynamic and target oriented work plan for PPD focusing on its 20th anniversary of PPD as well as 20th anniversary of ICPD PoA has been

  • Global Southern forum to celebrate 20th Anniversary of PPD

    Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe — The 5th Finance and Risk Management Committee (FRMC) Meeting of Partners in Population and Development (PPD) was held in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, 25 January 2014. The committee approved PPD’s dynamic financial plan for 2014. PPD is an unique southern forum of 26 developing countries working the field of population development and

  • Call for South to South strategy for HIV/AIDS response

    Geneva, Switzerland — Programme Coordinating Board (PCB) of UNAIDS governing body met for Thirty-Third Meeting at WHO headquarter, Geneva, Switzerland from 17-19 December 2013. Executive Director of PPD Dr. Joe Thomas was present in the meeting as an intergovernmental observer. In the meeting, South- South Collaboration (SSC) has been identified as an effective developmental paradigm

  • PPD to co-host ICAAP’12 in 2015 at Dhaka, Bangladesh

    Partners in Population and Development (PPD) is a co-host of 12th International Congress on AIDS in Asia and Pacific (ICAAP) with the civil society and the Ministry of Health of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh at Dhaka Bangladesh in 2015. Local civil society ‘Bandhu’, HIV/STI and PLHIV network will work in association with. ICDDR,B and

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