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News

9 September 2016

'One-stop shop' saves women's lives

When Rose Matuulane was pregnant five years ago, she had to wait for a nurse to visit her small village, Otse, to provide antenatal check-ups. When the nurse could not make it, Ms. Matuulane had to travel 84 km to the...

9 September 2016

‘I am proud to save mothers' lives'

Burcard Umuhoza, 28, a male midwife in Gisenyi district hospital in the Western province of Rwanda, has taken a personal oath to ensure motherhood is safe – starting with the hospital he works in.

6 September 2016

A calling to care

“As a young nurse, I saw a young woman go through a difficult labour. She was in intense pain. At the time I knew little about delivering a baby. She was crying out non stop as I attempted to make her a little...

Videos

Dia Mundial da População 2016 - Investir nas adolescentes
Dia Mundial da População 2016 - Investir nas adolescentes
Safe Birth, Even Here
Safe Birth, Even Here
Jeunes et VIH SIDA UNFPA ATF CIP 2016
Jeunes et VIH SIDA UNFPA ATF CIP 2016
DRC fights to end fistula
DRC fights to end fistula
UNFPA FP supplies in Cambodia
UNFPA FP supplies in Cambodia

Publications

The UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: Accelerating...
This document provides a country profile for Mozambique, government priorities, the...
This document provides a country profile for Eritrea, government priorities, the...
The new development agenda and evolving funding dynamic call for new thinking, new...