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Table of contents
1. The high cost of unsafe abortion in Uganda
2. African migrants pay high prices to send money home
3. In Brief: Measles epidemic affects thousands in DRC
4. Egypt's turmoil makes life tougher for refugees
5. Maize smuggling creates hunger in Malawi
6. In Congo, few pygmy women have access to reproductive health services
7. Getting food aid right

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The high cost of unsafe abortion in Uganda



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KAMPALA, 25 February 2013 (IRIN) - Boosting women's access to
reproductive healthcare could significantly reduce both the number of
unsafe abortions and the high cost of post-abortion medical care in
Uganda, experts say.
Read report online

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African migrants pay high prices to send money home



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JOHANNESBURG, 27 February 2013 (IRIN) - New data from the World Bank
has revealed that African migrants pay more to send money home to their
families than any other migrant group in the world.
Read report online

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In Brief: Measles epidemic affects thousands in DRC



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KINSHASA, 27 February 2013 (IRIN) - A measles epidemic has affected
tens of thousands of children in northern Democratic Republic of Congo
(DRC), overwhelming health facilities, says medical charity M

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