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Dr. Ubaidur Rob honored by Obstetrical and Gynecological Society of Bangladesh

Dr. Ubaidur Rob, Senior Associate and Country Director, Bangladesh received a prestigious award from the Obstetrical and Gynecological Society of Bangladesh (OGSB) during their 25th International Scientific Conference and Annual General Meeting on December 17, 2016. The award is in recognition of Dr. Rob’s leadership in maternal health research particularly as it relates to a reduction in maternal mortality rates due to eclampsia.

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Media Coverage

News Deeply: In a Nairobi Slum, a New Generation Hopes to Normalize Sex Education

News Deeply explores efforts by young people in Nairobi to encourage their peers to talk and learn about sex before they start becoming sexually active. The article sets the context with recent research from the Population Council on the risks and vulnerabilities of adolescent girls in two marginalized areas of Kenya.

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Press Releases

International Law and Finance Experts Join Population Council Board of Trustees

NEW YORK (12 December 2016) — The Population Council announces the appointment of two new board members: Ms. Wanda Olson, who has over three decades of experience with the international law firm of Cleary Gottlieb, and Mr. Jonathan H. Kagan, an internationally recognized finance expert who serves as Managing Principal at Corporate Partners LLC.

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