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25 January 2017
In the News
The outreach campaign provided antenatal care, postpartum services, family planning counselling and many other services
It was early morning when a young sheikh, Abdi Iidan, and his wife joined the long queue leading to a tent in Morodijeex, in north-western Somalia. Mr. Iidan stood out from the crowd; women dominated... Read more
16 January 2017
In the News
The Puntland State of Somalia is strengthening political commitment and leadership in increasing public awareness about the status of young mothers and the seriousness of the problem in line with... Read more
30 December 2016
The midwifery curriculum
/*-->*/ A new midwifery curriculum for Somali midwifery schools has been approved by the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) as adequately meeting globally accepted midwifery education... Read more
19 December 2016
In the News
A young girl participates in the campaign
Young girls, including adolescents, from internally displaced persons (IDPs) settlements and host communities in Garowe and Bosaso in the Puntland State of Somalia are taking up the fight against... Read more
16 December 2016
In the News
National authorities in the Puntland State of Somalia, led by the Ministry of Justice and Religious Affairs (MoJRAR), on November 29, 2016 launched the first ever Sexual Offences Law criminalizing... Read more
17 November 2016
The development of a Somali Midwifery Strategy to contribute to the midwifery profession and service development has been initiated. The process is part of the overall Health Sector Strategic Plan (... Read more
12 November 2016
In the News
The youth in Somalia are positioning themselves to play an active role in the implementation of the country’s National Development Plan (NDP) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Sixty-seven... Read more
20 October 2016
Press Release
UNFPA State of World Population 2016 Investing in 10-year-old girls could yield huge demographic dividend, pump billions into national economies Girls are less likely than boys to complete schooling... Read more
9 October 2016
In the News
A group of midwives working in rural areas in Puntland, Somalia will be receiving incentives for going the extra mile in reaching out to the vulnerable and the hard-to-reach populations with... Read more
6 October 2016
In the News
A new pool of 25 health personnel has been created in Somalia to contribute to saving the lives of women and newborn babies through the provision of birth spacing methods. Somalia has one of the... Read more

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