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19 May 2021
Press Release
UNFPA Pacific handed over sets of clean delivery kits to the Fiji Ministry of Health and Medical Services
The Fijian Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) received Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Reproductive Health (RH) kits in addition to other medical supplies from the United Nations... Read more
4 May 2021
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Participant at the GVB and SRH training facilitated by UNFPA Pacific
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) expands the possibilities for women and young people to lead healthy and productive lives; delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every birth... Read more
4 May 2021
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Retired Fijian Midwife Karalaini with the mother of the newborn in Labasa
Every pregnant woman deserves a safe delivery – even if she is living through a humanitarian crisis. Midwives can provide this care, saving lives in the process. Midwives have also been critical to... Read more
29 April 2021
Press Release
Frontline Health workers at the MISP training in FSM
FSM, 28 April 2021 – A first-ever three-day virtual training on the Minimum Initial Service Package (MISP) for Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) is currently underway in the Pohnpei, the Federated... Read more
29 March 2021
News
Fijian Prime Minister visited the WFS in the North earlier this year
Communities in the areas worst hit by Tropical Cyclone Yasa (TC Yasa), particularly women and girls, are benefitting from services provided by Women Friendly Spaces (WFS). WFS is created as safe... Read more
29 March 2021
News
Dignity Kits distributed to the women affected by TC Yasa
On 17 December 2020, severe TC Yasa (Category 5 intensity) made landfall on Bua district of Vanua Levu (part of the Northern division) – Fiji’s second-largest island. In the aftermath of natural... Read more
17 March 2021
Press Release
Tonga, 16 March 2021 – This week, the Tonga Ministry of Health is convening a workshop to design the Reproductive Maternal Newborn Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCAH) policy with strategic partners... Read more
15 March 2021
News
Susan is prioritising the needs of women and girls in Vanuatu
In Vanuatu, a country where all ministers and members of parliament are male, and the vast majority of Chiefs are male, a woman being recognised as a leader is rare. The Ministry of Health is no... Read more
3 December 2020
News
Launch of Women with Disability Dignity Kits
December 3 is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) which aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and well-being of... Read more
29 September 2020
Statement
What does a healthy and happy life look like?   For some people, it includes abundant, fresh food. For others, it features economic prosperity that will give them greater opportunities or security.... Read more

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