Gaborone, Botswana (PANA) - Botswana government is finalising preparation for introducing free DNA test in hospitals across the country, the Office of the President indicated on Monday.   It said a study conducted in 2018 showed that 78 percent of Batswana (citizens of Botswana) do not know their biological father while 13 [...]
©- - 11 november 2019 - 14:54:36 - thread Society (143 words)


New York, US (PANA) - If the demand of women in developing countries who wanted access to safe and effective family planning was met, it would reduce an estimated 100,000 maternal death and avert 67 million unintended pregnancies, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) said on Tuesday. “Some 214 million [...]
©- - 11 july 2017 - 16:17:43 - thread Society (412 words)


Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - A visiting team of International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) for the African Region led by its chairperson, Kweku Brenu, on Tuesday met with Mauritian Prime Minister Sir Anerood Jugnauth to discuss matters relating to reproductive health and family planning. Mr Brenu emphasised the importance of reproductive health [...]
©- - 10 november 2015 - 12:42:47 - thread Society (236 words)


Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Mauritius is among the ten countries having the highest population density in the world with 653 persons per square kilometre in 2013 for a mid-year total population of 1,217,341, PANA learnt from official sources. According to the Mauritius Family Planning and Demographic Yearbook 2013 released Wednesday by [...]
©- - 12 november 2014 - 08:29:24 - thread Society (423 words)


Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Mauritius is among the 10 countries having the highest population density in the world with 672 persons per square kilometre in 2012, according to the Family Planning and Demographic Yearbook 2012, published Friday by the Health Ministry in Port-Louis. The document outlines data on population trends, vital [...]
©- - 24 january 2014 - 15:58:32 - thread Society (488 words)