January 28, 2020

Underfunded: the urgent need for emergency reproductive health kits in N. Korea
Kits for pregnant women simple and effective, but only 1% of those targeted by UN in 2018 benefited
As humanitarian aid programs in North Korea continue to be underfunded, the most vulnerable lives continue to be endangered: these authors estimate that in 2018, 1200 infants and 72 pregnant women could have died because they were not provided with health kits for dealing with medical emergencies during childbirth. In 2018, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) successfully reached only