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7 June 2017
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The girl child was the center of discussions and debate at a joint initiative organized by UNFPA in collaboration with the Embassy of Sweden on 26 May 2017. The event was attended by close to 40... Read more
5 June 2017
Press Release
Mogadishu, 5 June 2017 – The Government of Finland and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Somalia have signed an agreement under which the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland has provided... Read more
29 May 2017
For more than 10 years, until last year, Khadra, 32, suffered a debilitating and devastating condition; obstetric fistula. Khadra lived with fistula complications and was isolated from her own... Read more
26 May 2017
Religious scholars in Puntland on 11 May 2017 approved the Somali language version of the book “Family Planning in the Legacy of Islam” and proceeded to develop behavior change communication (BCC)... Read more
23 May 2017
On the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula, 23 May 2017, the Puntland Ministry of Health and UNFPA convened a high profile ceremony to commemorate the occasion. The purpose of the event was to... Read more
8 May 2017
Somalia commemorated the International Day of the Midwife on 8 May 2017 with pomp and splendor at a function held at the Mogadishu Police Academy. Somalia Prime Minister His Excellency Hassan Ali... Read more
4 May 2017
The Puntland Association of Midwives (PAM), together with Puntland Ministry of Health, Haji Abdi midwifery students, health service providers and civil society organizations celebrated the... Read more
14 April 2017
Press Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESomali drought heightens risk to mothers during pregnancy and childbirth Mogadishu, 14 April 2017 — Of the 6.2 million people affected by the drought ravaging Somalia, more than... Read more
10 April 2017
Press Release
UNFPA donates ambulance towards the reduction of maternal and neonatal mortality among Somali women and newborns Date: 10/04/2017                          Press Release Hargeisa, 10 April 2017 –... Read more
3 April 2017
In the News
UNFPA Somalia and Puntland authorities are strengthening their partnership in serving Somali people with reproductive health services and prevention of gender based violence in the face of the severe... Read more

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