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30 September 2013
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"...First ever Community midwives graduate from Burao Institute of Health science...graduates are from the three east regions of Somaliland..." Fatuma Osman, Director of the school Burao Institute of... Read more
21 September 2013
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Representatives of UN Member States, UN agencies and NGOs met at the UN Secretariat on 20 September 2013 to receive an update on UNFPA's flagship programmes and activities targeting gender-based... Read more
18 August 2013
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Earlier this year, I met Munira Sha'ban in Zaatri refugee camp in Jordan. A 65-year-old midwife, Munira retired years ago, but every day at 6 am, she embarks on the two-hour bus journey from Jordan'... Read more
8 July 2013
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During the first two days, the religious leaders reviewed verses from Qur'an (the Muslim Holy Book) and Ahadith (pieces of information of religious nature based on statements or actions of the... Read more
5 July 2013
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UNFPA Somalia Representative, Mr. Cheikh Tidiane Cisse, made a five day working visit in Garowe, Puntland from 16-20, June 2013. The visit kicked off with an informal meeting Mr Cisse held with the... Read more
22 June 2013
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UNFPA and Reproductive Health Unit of the Ministry of Health organized the first ever observation of the International Day to End Fistula at the Fistula Repair Centre of Benderqasim Hospital in... Read more
22 June 2013
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It was a fine Wednesday morning and all of us at the UNFPA's Mogadishu office were in a middle of our daily duties, says, Fatuma Muhumed, 30, a mother of two who works as Humanitarian Response... Read more
25 May 2013
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The first-ever International Day to End Obstetric Fistula was jointly commemorated with the international Midwives Day at Villa Sultan in Mogadishu, Somalia, on 23 May 2013. The event was attended by... Read more
22 May 2013
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An estimated 2 to 3 million women and girls in developing countries are living with obstetric fistula, a condition that has been virtually eliminated in industrialized nations. Obstetric fistula is... Read more
21 May 2013
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On 19th of May 2013, Ministry of Women Development and Family Affairs (MOWDAFA), NGO ‘Muslim Aid', Ministry of Security and Puntland Police with the support of UNFPA and UNDP launched a training-... Read more

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