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2 March 2016
UNFPA Pacific, Suva (March 2, 2016) - Reaching women and adolescent girls isolated by the lack of communication, transportation or geographical challenges to ensure they are provided with practical... Read more
2 February 2016
Statement
Everyone should take steps to avoid exposure to the Zika virus. Pregnant women and those of childbearing age should take extra care to avoid exposure to mosquito bites, use insecticide-treated... Read more
29 January 2016
Dispatch
INDONESIAN President Joko Widodo announced on Monday his government will set aside 5 per cent of its 2016 health budget to exclusively support its national family planning programme. He made the... Read more
25 January 2016
Dispatch
SUSTAINABILITY in anything we do is only achievable if an enabling environment that can support such intentions is created and maintained. In development work, successful advocacy leads to policy... Read more
19 January 2016
Dispatch
Family planning is, very simply put, about living within ones' means: it is advisory that is offered with structural and personnel support, and whose benefits are, perhaps unfortunately, largely... Read more
8 January 2016
ABOUT 60 kilometres out of Fiji's Capital City (Suva), Korovisilou Health Centre is sandwiched between a village and a school. It is staffed by a trio of two nurses and a doctor whose medical area... Read more
1 January 2016
Dispatch
IT is that time of the year again when a slew of the proverbial new year's resolutions herald in wide-ranging intentions that aim for, ultimately, progress at an individual level - at least for those... Read more
18 December 2015
Dispatch
Fiji has notched another first as the first Pacific country to have a gender-based violence guideline for comprehensive case management, after it was launched December 5 (2015) by the Speaker of the... Read more
11 December 2015
Dispatch
In 2014, the United Nations responded to 60 disasters and seven complex emergencies or conflicts, perhaps a reflection of how between 2013 and 2014, 78 countries were considered to have "become less... Read more
10 December 2015
Statement
Today, we mark the launch of a year-long campaign for the 50th anniversary of two landmark international treaties. Together, the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and the... Read more

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