Pemba (in yellow top) and other patients with senior surgeon Dr. Lucien Wasingya Kasereka of FisPro DRC, a UNFPA partner that tr
Pemba was called “ndoki,” or “witch,” by her community, including her father and siblings. Sojina felt like a prisoner in the room she was banished to, forbidden to step outside even to worship. Jamila’s career as an early childhood development teacher came to an end.
Skilled health professionals and timely, quality emergency obstetric care can help prevent the devastating childbirth injury of
First things first, what is obstetric fistula? What it is: Obstetric fistula is a traumatic childbirth injury that robs a woman or girl of her health, rights and dignity. It is a hole between the birth canal and bladder that causes uncontrollable urinary incontinence. A hole between the birth canal and rectum causes faeces to leak. 
Midwife Marie Nancy Christiane with baby Noelia, born in a tent provided by UNFPA as a temporary maternity ward, after the refer
At mid-afternoon, a special baby lets out her first cry. Weighing a healthy 2.5kgs, Noelia has just been born in a tent serving as a temporary maternity ward at Mananjary's referral hospital, after the main structure was destroyed during cyclones Batsirai and Emnati earlier this year. 

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Consultancy - Development of a strategy to meaningfully engage men and boys to deliver on UNFPA’s three transformative results in East and Southern Africa

27 May 2022
Closing date: 27 May 2022 05:00 PM (America/New York) Duty Station: Remote (as to be mutually agreed between UNFPA...