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16 August 2017

More reproductive health services for Somali youth

UNFPA Somalia with financial support from the People of Japan has enlisted 13 young health professionals and health promoters to serve in youth clinics and conduct community sensitization and education sessions through...

14 August 2017

For many girls, school holidays means FGM “cutting season”

HARGEISA – Asha Ali Ibrahim, 41, has been performing female genital mutilation (FGM) on girls in Diaami, Hargeisa and other parts of Somalia since 1997. July and August are her busiest months of the year. “This is the...

19 July 2017

Sweden invests USD 8.5 Million in 2017 for improved maternal and new-born health

Sweden has granted the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) USD 8.5 Million to scale-up high impact reproductive, maternal, new-born and adolescent health interventions in Somalia.

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The Somali Adolescents & Youth - Boom or Gloom?
The Somali Adolescents & Youth - Boom or Gloom?
Handover of Central Medical Warehouse and Ambulance to Somaliland
Handover of Central Medical Warehouse and Ambulance to Somaliland
Graduation of midwives in Puntland
Graduation of midwives in Puntland
Joint UNFPA/UNICEF FGM programme in Somalia
Joint UNFPA/UNICEF FGM programme in Somalia
UN in Somalia
UN in Somalia

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The number of people in need of humanitarian assistance remains 6.7 million due to the...
Severe drought conditions continue to ravage the South West region of Somalia and the...
The drought situation continues to pause a threat to women during pregnancy or...
The humanitarian situation in Somalia continues to deteriorate, as an elevated risk...

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