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UNFPA Addresses on Obstetric fistula

Pregnancy and childbirth should be among the happiest of occasions in a woman’s life, but this is not the case for many of the poorest and most marginalised women, said the United Nations Population Fund.

EVLP Increases Donor Organ Supply

As many as 80% of lungs from organ donors are not used, either because they are not in good enough condition to transplant, or there are doubts about their quality and there is no way to verify their condition.

Opioid Epidemic and Challenges Prevailing Views On Public Health Crisis

A study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine sheds new light on the sharp rise in fatal drug overdoses in recent years, one of the most severe public health challenges of our time. The study found that the growth in fatal overdoses for non-Hispanic whites (NHWs) aged 22-56 years was sufficiently large to account for the entire growth in mortality rates (MR) and years of potential life lost (YPLL) for this population from 1999 to 2015.