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15 June 2017
Dispatch
KAMPALA, Uganda – Imagine if, like using the Uber app to call a taxi cab exactly when needed, an expectant woman or new mother uses an app to locate a health-care worker when hers is not available.... Read more
6 June 2017
Statement
Statement of United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres I am profoundly saddened by the sudden passing of my good colleague and friend, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin.  I offer sincere... Read more
5 June 2017
Statement
Passing away of Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, UNFPA Executive Director and Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations UNITED NATIONS, New York, 5 June 2017 – The President of the United Nations... Read more
5 June 2017
UNITED NATIONS— With profound sadness, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, announces that its Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, passed away suddenly at his home last night. He was... Read more
30 May 2017
Dispatch
QUELIMANE, Zambezia, Mozambique – “I once engaged in transactional sex without using contraceptives to be able to afford attending school. Now I use my own story to demonstrate (to other girls) that... Read more
25 May 2017
KIGALI, Rwanda – Rwanda’s First Lady Jeannette Kagame urged young people to take the lead in creating solutions to address some of the most prevalent healthcare challenges. Youth have played a role... Read more
19 May 2017
MANGOCHI DISTRICT, Malawi – What her son-in-law saw at the hospital changed her life – women wrapped in chitenje but past the age of giving birth were coming and going from the maternity ward. For... Read more
19 May 2017
Statement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin on the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula, 23 May 2017 Over the past year, I followed the total transformation of two women’s... Read more
15 May 2017
LAMWO, Uganda – Annet Night could not see but could hear the roar of gunfire and loud screams filling the air. The 42-year-old was expecting her fourth child when conflict broke out in her village,... Read more
9 May 2017
Statement
Monday, 8 May 2017 Statement by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of UNFPA, the UN Population Fund, on Release of 82 Chibok Girls UNITED NATIONS, New York, 8 May 2017 –We, at UNFPA, the... Read more

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