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12 November 2013
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Historic Somali Joint Health and Nutrition Programme Signed

NAIROBI, 12 November 2013 - The Somali health authorities, along with three UN agencies and development partners, have renewed their resolve to work... Read more

23 October 2013
Press Release

Press Release: Somali Media Awards 2013 Launched

23 October 2013 - The United Nations in partnership with the National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) and the Somaliland Journalists Association... Read more

1 October 2013
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Executive Director’s Message for October 1 - International Day of Older Persons

Today, we celebrate the International Day of Older Persons under the theme, "The Future We Want: What Older Persons Are Saying". Indeed,... Read more

30 September 2013
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Graduation of Midwives in Burao Institute of Health and Science

"...First ever Community midwives graduate from Burao Institute of Health science...graduates are from the three east regions of Somaliland...... Read more

21 September 2013
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Towards the Elimination of Gender-Based Violence

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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DR. BABATUNDE OSOTIMEHIN, UNFPA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR MESSAGE ON WORLD HUMANITARIAN DAY, AUGUST 19 2013

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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Religious leaders in Puntland raised their voice in support of birth spacing and addressing GBV, including abandonment of FGM/C

On the 16th of June 2013, 25 prominent religious leaders (Imams and Sheikhs) attended a five days meeting at the the Ministry of Women, Family and... Read more

5 July 2013
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Ministry of Health Rewards Certificate of Appreciation to UNFPA during Representative's visit in Puntland, Somalia

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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Observance of the first ever International Day to End Obstetric Fistula in Bossaso, Puntland

UNFPA and Reproductive Health Unit of the Ministry of Health organized the first ever observation of the International Day to End Fistula at the... Read more

22 June 2013
News

Mogadishu Attack: a story of UNFPA Hero!

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... Read more

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