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New guidelines for breastfeeding have been released by the Ugandan Ministry of Health, it has been reported.
Couples who lost a child in last year's magnitude-8.0 quake in south-west China have been offered state support to help them start a new family, it has been reported.
Researchers believe they have found a more effective way of combating recurrent and metastatic endometrial and ovarian cancers.
The European Union commissioner for health has expressed an interest in helping the medical authorities in Ethiopia combat fistula.
Allowing low-risk women to go ahead with home births would have "enormous benefits", the UK-based Association for Improvements in the Maternity Services (Aims) has claimed.
Post-natal preparation is crucial to help mothers understand why breastfeeding is beneficial for their baby's health, it has been suggested.
A young woman's decision over whether to receive the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine to protect against cervical cancer may depend on the beliefs of her mother, it has been reported.
Newborn babies in Beijing, China, are to be given congenital disease screening from June this year, it has been reported.
The fistulae suffered by women in Sierra Leone and other sub-Saharan countries can be much more complex than those seen by doctors in the western world, it has been suggested.
A film festival has been orgnaised in Bangalore, India, to highlight the disparity in healthcare provision between urban and rural areas.