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A group of 10 Retired Fijian Midwives

12 May 2020

Mission accomplished: Retired Fijian Midwives return from Samoa after 10 weeks

A group of ten retired Fijian midwives has recently returned from Samoa after completing ten successful weeks, supporting maternal health during the measles epidemic. The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Pacific...

3 February 2020

Women and Girls with Disabilities at the Centre of Emergency Preparedness and Response in the Pacific

The Pacific is characterized by rates of gender-based violence up to twice the global average and these rates are 2-3 times higher for women with disabilities. A conflation of the increase in violence during emergencies...

2 December 2019

UNFPA Emergency Reproductive Health Kits arrive in measles-affected Samoa

The Government of Samoa declared a state of emergency on 15 November due to the escalating measles outbreak. In response to the state of emergency, the Pacific Sub-Regional Office of the United Nations Population Fund,...

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The Government of Samoa declared a state of emergency on 15 November due to the...
UNFPA Situation Report #2 Samoa Measles Outbreak
The Government of Samoa declared a state of emergency on 15 November due to the...

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