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  • 25th Excom discussed about PPD’s Strategic Plan for 2015-2019

    New Delhi, India —25th Executive Committee Meeting of PPD was held at the Taj Mohal Hotel, New Delhi, India on 26th November 2014. The committee approved the minutes of 24th Executive committee (Ex-Co) held in Victoria Falls in January 2014. Secretary’s report was presented by Dr. Josephine Kibaru-Mbae, Secretary, PPD Board and the Treasures’ report

  • PPD reaffirms their commitment to reduce Maternal Mortality across member countries

    New Delhi, India — The 6th Program, Planning and Development Committee Meeting was held in Villa Medici of The Taj Mohal Hotel, New Delhi, India in 23 November 2014. The meeting was chaired by H.E. Mr. Matia Kasaija, Member, PPD Board and Honorable Minister of State for Finance, Planning and Economic Development, Government of the

  • India is to host PPD’s 11th International Inter-Ministerial conference on Population and Development with annual Governance events:

    New Delhi, India — India is to host, PPD’s 11th International -inter ministerial conference on Population and Development, with the theme , “South-South Cooperation for investing for ‘demographic dividend’ in the post ICPD/ MDG Development frameworks”. Dr. Joe Thomas, Executive Director of PPD with Honourable Chair of PPD H.E. Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of

  • Executive Director’s Meeting with H.E. Dr. Wang Guoqiang, Honourable Vice Minister National Health and Family Planning Commission of China (NHFPC)

    Geneva, Switzerland — Dr. Joe Thomas, the Executive Director of Partners in population and Development (PPD) met with H.E. Dr. Wang Guoqiang, Honourable Vice Minister National Health and Family Planning Commission of China (NHFPC) and Commissioner of SATCM and MCH. H.E. Dr. Li Bin Honourable Minister of National Population and Family Planning Commission of China

  • Sixty seventh World Health Assembly opened in Geneva

    Geneva, Switzerland — The World Health Assembly is the highest decision-making body of the Wold Health Organization (WHO). It is attended by delegations from all WHO Member States and focuses on the agenda prepared by the Executive Board of WHO. The main functions of the World Health Assembly are to determine the policies of the

  • People’s Health for sustainable development

    New York, USA — The Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the United Nations, Partners in Population and Development (PPD) and The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health (PMNCH) co- hosted a breakfast meeting in New York in support of Every Woman Every Child focused on the topic of “Putting People’s Health at the Center

  • 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

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