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7 April 2020
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On this World Health Day, we mark the first International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife. Midwives are central to everything we do at UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health... Read more
27 March 2020
Statement
With each passing day, the scale of the COVID-19 crisis and its consequences are becoming ever more apparent and alarming. UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, stands in... Read more
8 March 2020
Statement
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on International Women's Day This International Women's Day, we celebrate the icons who blazed the trail towards gender equality. We now look... Read more
5 March 2020
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UNFPA, the UN sexual and reproductive health agency, is closely monitoring and working with partners, governments and UN agencies to address the outbreak of the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19),... Read more
10 December 2019
Statement
Message from UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on Human Rights Day On this Human Rights Day, we at UNFPA salute the young people who are pushing for progress and making meaningful change in... Read more
3 December 2019
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UNFPA Asia Pacific has joined with Burnet Institute to undertake projects aimed at strengthening midwifery education in Nepal and Timor-Leste, in an effort to reduce maternal deaths. Burnet Co-... Read more
1 December 2019
Statement
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World AIDS Day This World AIDS Day, UNFPA recognizes the vital role of communities in delivering sexual and reproductive health services... Read more
25 November 2019
Statement
Message from Dr. Natalia Kanem, Executive Director of UNFPA, on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women The crime of rape is a severe human rights violation, yet it... Read more
14 November 2019
Press Release
NAIROBI, Kenya, 14 November 2019 - The Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 concluded today in the Kenyan capital, with partners making bold commitments to transform the world by ending all maternal deaths,... Read more
13 November 2019
Press Release
  NAIROBI, Kenya, 12 November 2019 – Private sector organizations including the Ford Foundation, Johnson & Johnson, Philips, World Vision and many others announced at the Nairobi Summit on ICPD25... Read more

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