News from plan international A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Feb 07, 2011, 17:20 ET

Influx of Returnees to South Sudan Poses Huge Challenge to Africa's Newest State, Warns Plan International

As the vote for secession in Southern Sudan reaches its conclusion, Gezahegn Kebede, Regional Director for Plan, said: "One of the biggest...

Jan 11, 2011, 17:42 ET

One Year Later: Plan International USA's Stepped Up Relief Operations in Haiti Continue to Make Progress

NGO urges global community to continue supporting the country's reconstruction and rehabilitation efforts As the world prepares to mark the one...

Jan 04, 2011, 14:08 ET

Global Fund Awards Plan $52 Million for International Health Programs

The Global Fund, a global partnership to prevent and treat AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, has awarded Plan over $52 million for a set of health...

Nov 22, 2010, 12:00 ET

IFHP Survey of Medical Costs by Unit Shows Price Differences of More Than 300 Percent Between Countries

The International Federation of Health Plans today released its 2010 Comparative Price Report detailing its annual survey of medical costs per...

Nov 04, 2010, 11:59 ET

Plan's Expertise Highlighted at Premier Public Health Education Forum

Health experts from Plan International, a leading children's development organization with offices in 66 countries around the...

Jun 30, 2010, 11:00 ET

THE PLANNING SHOP international Announces Oncology Business Unit

THE PLANNING SHOP international (TPSi) is pleased to announce the launch of its new Oncology Business Unit (OBU) which will be fully dedicated to...

Jun 14, 2010, 14:57 ET

Accomplished International Development Official Named New CEO of Plan International-USA

Dr. Tessie San Martin to Begin Serving as CEO on October 1, 2010 Plan International-USA, a leading nonprofit, child-centered, humanitarian...

Jul 20, 2004, 01:00 ET

Genoray Advanced Technologies to License Internationally

SEATTLE, July 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Genoray Advanced Technologies Ltd. (OTC: GATL) has developed a marketing plan for a two-tiered...

May 23, 2003, 01:00 ET

Jeppesen's International Trip Planning Gains Prominent Accreditation

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., May 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeppesen International Trip Planning Services (ITPS) office in London, England, has gained the...

Feb 03, 2003, 00:00 ET

Celebrity Ambassadors Mobilize to Support Reproductive Health in the Americas

NEW YORK, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- A select group of celebrities, including Rita Moreno, Reese Witherspoon and Ed Asner, have joined the...

Apr 15, 2002, 01:00 ET

International Planned Parenthood Hosts Event in San Francisco on Population and Global Stability

NEW YORK, April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The prominent reproductive health advocate Alexander C. Sanger and Dr. Felicia Hance Stewart, a leading...

Jan 11, 2002, 00:00 ET

IPPF/WHR Announces Award for Journalists

NEW YORK, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Planned Parenthood Federation, Western Hemisphere Region Inc. (IPPF/WHR) is launching its...

Jul 25, 2001, 01:00 ET

Success Planning International Receives Top 10 Award From 7MetaSearch Award Using New Search Engine Placement System

HOUSTON, July 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Scott B. Alliy, President of Success Planning International announced today that one of its websites has been...

Apr 23, 2001, 01:00 ET

IPPF/WHR Presents: Sex, Lies and the Global Gag Rule

NEW YORK, April 23 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- Alexander Sanger, a leading advocate for family planning, will be the featured...

Feb 28, 2001, 00:00 ET

New Grant to IPPF/WHR for Adolescent Reproductive Health

NEW YORK, Feb. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation recently approved a grant of $600,000 to IPPF/WHR for providing sexual...

Feb 12, 2001, 00:00 ET

IPPF/WHR Announces Award for Journalists

NEW YORK, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Planned Parenthood Federation, Western Hemisphere, Inc. (IPPF/WHR) is launching its annual...

Feb 09, 2001, 00:00 ET

Internet Movement to Oppose Bush Decision on International Family Planning

NEW YORK, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- International Planned Parenthood Federation / Western Hemisphere Region has announced the following today:...

Jan 08, 2001, 00:00 ET

Alexander C. Sanger to Become Chairperson of International Planned Parenthood Council

NEW YORK, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Alexander C. Sanger has accepted to become the Chairperson of the International Planned Parenthood Council of...

May 31, 2000, 01:00 ET

Unique 'AV Series' Internet Businesses Offered for Sale by Success Planning International

PEARLAND, Texas, May 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Scott Alliy, CEO of SPI, announced that the company has decided to sell its exclusive Internet Computer...

Mar 02, 2000, 00:00 ET

Success Planning International Registers Internet Domain avresume.com

HOUSTON, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Success Planning International announced today that it has registered a new domain name avresume.com. Visitors...