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5 October 2021
News

Eager to get into action to improve maternal health, Nepal midwives await govt’s recruitment plan

In a country like Nepal where the maternal mortality rate is still high, accelerating the number of professional midwives is key to reducing maternal... Read more

5 October 2021
News

Women-led grassroots organizations bring critical relief to women amid pandemic

GHALETOLE, Siraha – The COVID-19 pandemic has brought misfortune to millions around the world. And for many women, like 21-year-old Rama Mahato*, of Ghaletole in Siraha, Province 2, it came with a... Read more

17 August 2021
News

'There are more challenges added every year because of climate change'

"Women bring unique skills to any emergency response. They know how to connect with victims and keep them calm."

2 August 2021
Press Release

UNFPA delivers 800 units of oxygen cylinders to the Government of Nepal

As Nepal is battling the second wave of COVID-19, the country experienced a critical shortage of oxygen. The pandemic has put enormous pressure on... Read more

2 August 2021
Press Release

यूएनएफपिएद्वारा नेपाल सरकारलाई ८०० थान अक्सिजन सिलिन्डर हस्तान्तरण

कोभिड–१९ को दोस्रो लहरविरुद्ध सङ्घर्ष गरिरहेको समयमा नेपालले अक्सिजनको ठूलो अभाव भोग्नु परेको थियो । महामारीले देशभरिका स्वास्थ्य संस्थाहरुमाथि निकै... Read more

11 July 2021
Statement

The COVID-19 pandemic may have lasting consequences on population

What should cause alarm is when women cannot exercise their sexual and reproductive rights and choices – whether because health services are... Read more

16 June 2021
News

As COVID-19 threatens women’s access to family planning services, UNFPA hands over contraceptives to the Government of Nepal

To prevent unintended and risky pregnancies during the COVID-19 pandemic, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) on June 9 handed over life-... Read more

21 May 2021
Press Release

United Nations and Partners in Nepal Launch Emergency Covid-19 Plan and Call for International Solidarity to Bring Life-Saving Aid to Nepal’s Most Vulnerable People and Communities

KATHMANDU, 21 May 2021- As Nepal faces breaking point amidst its worst COVID-19 outbreak, the United Nations and partners are today launching the Nepal Covid-19 Response Plan calling for US$ 83.7... Read more

21 May 2021
Press Release

नेपालस्थित संयुक्त राष्ट्रसङ्घ र साझेदारहरुद्वारा आपतकालीन कोभिड–१९ योजना जारी गर्दै सबैभन्दा संकटासन्न व्यक्ति तथा समुदायहरुका लागि जीवनरक्षक सहायता ल्याउन अन्तर्राष्ट्रिय एक्यवद्धताका लागि आह्वान

काठमाडौं, जेठ ७ गते २०७८ -- कोभिड–१९ महामारीकाबीच नेपाल ज्यादै जटिल अवस्थामा पुगेको परिप्रेक्षमा संयुक्त राष्ट्रसङ्घ र यसका साझेदारहरुले आज नेपाल कोभिड–१९ प्रतिकार्य योजना जारी गर्दै महामारीबाट... Read more

5 May 2021
Statement

Trust the evidence: invest in midwives

Midwives deserve greater investment in their capabilities, and workplaces that empower them and fully acknowledge their skills and contributions.

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