• Road to Dignity by 2030: UN Secretary General launches blueprint towards sustainable development

    New York , USA — In an informal briefing to the 193-Member Assembly, the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today presented the United Nations General Assembly with an advance version of his “synthesis report,” which will guide negotiations for a new global agenda centred on people and the planet, and underpinned by human rights. He presented

  • New leadership for PPD

    New Delhi, India — Along with the Chair of the PPD Board, the board member of the Host Country of PPD Mr. Zahid Maleque, Honorable Member of PPD Board and the State Minister, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh facilitated the election process of the PPD board. In his

  • 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

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