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20 March 2017
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/*-->*/ A group of 20 community midwives graduated from Haji Abdi Midwifery School in Garowe, Puntland on 8 March 2017 as the world commemorated the International Women’s Day. The midwives... Read more
20 March 2017
Statement
The devastating drought currently ravaging Somalia is threatening the lives of 607 thousand pregnant women around the country. More than 130 thousands of them may require critical and urgent... Read more
10 March 2017
Press Release
GAROWE, 10 March 2017 — In response to the humanitarian crisis caused by the ongoing drought in Somalia, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is contributing lifesaving assistance through the... Read more
21 February 2017
Dispatch
Ayan looks content as she winds up her night shift at Duruqsi Mother and Child Health Center (MCH) in Somaliland. She had just referred a pregnant woman with complications to Buroa Regional Hospital... Read more
15 February 2017
Statement
On behalf of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and indeed on my own behalf, I am pleased to be here this morning to join you all; distinguished ladies and gentlemen, at this very important... Read more
13 February 2017
Dispatch
Somaliland on 6 February commemorated the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) together with civil society organisations with support from UNFPA and UNICEF. The... Read more
7 February 2017
Press Release
Nairobi, 7 February 2017 - The Government of Japan announced on 31 January that it has granted 1.067 million US dollars to UNFPA Somalia to support programmes aimed at health system strengthening in... Read more
6 February 2017
Statement
Bakhtior Kadirov UNFPA Head of Garowe Sub-Office makes a speech
Bismillohi Rahmonirrahim Assalamu Alaikum/Ladies and Gentlemen It is my honor to join you today and also a pleasure for me to address this commemoration event on the International Day of Zero... Read more
31 January 2017
In the News
Five men have been sentenced to prison terms ranging from five to ten years, for gang raping a 16-year-old girl in Puntland, Somalia. The court ruling is being seen as significant in enforcing... Read more
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

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