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15 May 2016

Safety in midwifery: critical service for national progress

In 2013, just three years ago, the majority of an estimated 289,000 women and about three million newborn babies died globally from preventable complications and illnesses. They could have been saved... Read more

5 May 2016

Midwives: health heroes for women, adolescent girls and newborns

Statement by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin Executive Director, UNFPA, The United Nations Population Fund On this International Day of the Midwife, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, salutes the... Read more

29 April 2016

Reproductive health through drama - in Tonga

IF it was up to Tevita Moala, he would probably be dabbling in the finance market or teaching but the 31-year-old did not allow circumstances that forced him to drop out of school to negate his... Read more

21 April 2016

A friendly space for women

Sisilia Rakula of Driti Village in Dawasamu cannot wait for the women-friendly space (WFS) in her area to open its doors; the 52-year-old is one of the 12 community facilitators who completed a three... Read more

19 April 2016

Women-friendly spaces - an oasis for post-disaster recovery

UNFPA Pacific, Suva, Fiji (March 19, 2016) - Communities in the areas worst hit by Tropical Cyclone Winston, particularly women and girls, will now benefit from services to be provided from women... Read more

1 April 2016

Women, girls require specificity in post-disaster response

Today, more than 100 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance, the highest number recorded since the end of World War II; natural disasters now affect around 200 million people per year... Read more

23 March 2016

Taking reproductive health care to the women: reaching women where they are

Salote Naisau is a 32-year-old Malake woman expecting her third child who is due to make his entrance into this world on March 27, and being due this month means she has to come to the main referral... Read more

21 March 2016

Interagency Reproductive Health Supplies for Fiji

UNFPA Pacific, Suva, Fiji (March 21, 2016) - The United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA, handed over inter-agency reproductive health supplies to the Government of Fiji through the Ministry of Health... Read more

15 March 2016

Absolutely essential” – Hon. Julie Bishop on reproductive health kits

  UNFPA Pacific, Suva, Fiji (March 15, 2016) - The Australian Foreign Affairs Minister Honourable Julie Bishop underlined the necessity of clean delivery kits and dignity kits at a ceremonial hand-... Read more

13 March 2016

Boost for protection and emergency reproductive health issues

UNFPA Pacific, Suva, Fiji (March 13, 2016) - The United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (UN CERF) has approved an allocation of about US$500,000.00 for the United Nations Population Fund,... Read more