News from the Global South

Age-Appropriate Reproductive Health Gets Support

, 4/14/2005

Mindanao Times - Manila, The Philippines, April 14, 2005 The Family Planning Organization of the Philippines (FPOP) Incorporated and the Adolescent Health Advocate (AHA) expressed their support for the age-appropriate mandatory reproductive health and sexuality education in The Philippines

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Indian Patent Law Will Blight Fight Against HIV/AIDS: UNAIDS

, 4/14/2005

Hindustantimes.com - Geneva, Switzerland, April 14, 2005 The UN official leading the global fight against HIV/AIDS warned on Thursday that India's recent law banning the copy of patented medicines will become a major obstacle in fighting the rising tide of the disease in the country.

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Website to Address Reproductive Health Issues, Raise Awareness

, 4/12/2005

Vietnam news Agency - Hanoi, Vietnam, April 12, 2005 When fifteen-year-old Linh (not her real name) told her boyfriend that she was nearly one-month pregnant, he was speechless. "He kept silent whenever we met although I knew he felt uneasy for not being able to help me," Linh recalls.

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Sienes: HB 3773 and Ligtas Buntis

, 4/12/2005

Sun Star - Manila, The Phillipines, April 12, 2005 This article takes a look at the controversial Ligtas Buntis Act (Safe Pregnancy Act) in The Philippines and the debates surrounding it.

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Standing Up for the Filipino Male

, 4/11/2005

Inquirer News Service - Manila, the Phillipines, April 11, 2005 This article talks about new research that looks at the Filipino male as a social and sexual being and aims to emphasize the positive characteristics of Filipino men with regard to sexual health.

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