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Investing in impoverished girls is key to achieving health development goals, according to a technical workshop on adolescent reproductive health staged in Kigali, Rwanda, last week.
Health officials in Swaziland are aiming to encourage greater male involvement in caring for newborns and mothers, in a bid to reduce maternal and child mortality rates in the small African nation.
Around 76,600 women, children and newborn babies in South Africa are dying from preventable and treatable causes every year, a new report has indicated.
British scientists are a step closer to developing a cure for breast cancer, according to research published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Ovarian cancer must be made a health priority if the high mortality rates associated with the condition are to be reduced, it has been claimed.
Fistula can affect women in both rural and urban areas equally, according to the Ghanaian minister for women's and children's affairs.
Exercise can help to relieve women suffering from polycystic ovaries, new research has indicated.
A new study has indicated that many women with ovarian cancer are facing delays in receiving a diagnosis despite reporting symptoms to their doctor.
A fifth fewer women have developed ovarian cancer in the UK over the last ten years, a new study has indicated.
Women going through the menopause may be able to make themselves more comfortable using acupuncture therapy, it has been claimed.