UN to help more with reproductive health [Archives:2003/02/Local News]

January 13 2003

Dr. Thoria Ahmed Obaid, executive manager for the UN Population Fund, confirmed that as one of the world’s least developed countries, Yemen will continue to get support to deal with its population and health issues.
Ms Obaid pointed out in the press conference held in Sana’a on Jan. 8 that she found tangible improvement in population issues in Yemen through the population policy that Yemeni government has adopted.
She confirmed that the current program (2002-2006) for funding in Yemen for reproductive health program will be used for improving services for the people in remote areas, supporting woman issues,working with statistics bodies in the next population census in 2004 and helping bring population issues into the educational curricula.