UNFPA: Delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted,
every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential fulfilled.
1 October 2015
Maymuun is from Lower Shabelle, a rural area south of Mogadishu in the Federal Government of Somalia. She is in her final stages of the direct entry midwifery course in the Mogadishu Midwifery Training Institute. When she was born in the rural district, her mother was assisted only by traditional birth attendants who had no...
4 September 2015
Representatives from midwifery schools, associations, and ministries of health for the Federal Government of Somalia, Puntland and Somaliland came together with UNFPA from August 17 to 19, to chart a way for enhanced improvements in the midwifery profession with a focus on midwifery education across the three zones of Somalia.
2 September 2015
A safe house, to be used as temporary protection accommodation for survivors of gender-based violence (GBV) whose security and safety have been compromised, opened in Mogadishu on August 29.