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31 December 2015
Dispatch
A devastating earthquake shook Nepal on 25 April 2015 - the country’s worst in almost a century. The violent tremor, 7.8 on the Richter scale, was followed by numerous aftershocks including a major... Read more
22 December 2015
Dispatch
Young people in Baitadi have called for their full and effective participation in decision-making in order to contribute to the future development agenda in this Far Western district of Nepal.   Such... Read more
9 December 2015
Dispatch
Statement of UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, on the occasion of Human Rights Day on 10 December 2015 Today, we mark the launch of a year-long campaign for the 50th anniversary of... Read more
8 December 2015
Dispatch
We the undersigned express our deepest concern at critical and growing shortages of essential and lifesaving medicines and supplies at health care facilities across Nepal, as well as ongoing fuel... Read more
3 December 2015
Dispatch
Every year, UNFPA issues its State of World Population report, focusing on a particular aspect of the cross-cutting work we do globally to ensure every pregnancy is safe, every childbirth is wanted... Read more
30 November 2015
Dispatch
"After the earthquake, the fear of losing my life and baby constantly haunted me as I had already realized that I am just 16 and my body is not fully mature" A disheartened pregnant adolescent... Read more
25 November 2015
Dispatch
Statement of UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women One in three women worldwide has experienced physical or... Read more
24 November 2015
Dispatch
UNFPA is working to ensure that health care providers are fully and comprehensively equipped with the skills and competencies necessary to give health services and referral for the well-being of... Read more
17 November 2015
Dispatch
The manuals and the protocol are the first national training packages and guideline respectively for healthcare providers on management of obstetric fistula, pelvic organ prolapse and gender-based... Read more
25 October 2015
Dispatch
Not even the massive April earthquake could stop the determination of the National Health Training Center and Family Health Division to continue investing on adolescent sexual and reproductive health... Read more

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