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21 October, 2020

Ending preventable stillbirths: A renewed call for collective action - Register to Attend

In conjunction with the release of the report from the UN interagency group for child mortality estimation 2020, titled "A neglected tragedy, the burden of stillbirths", you are invited to take part in the upcoming virtual event to raise awareness of the often silent but enormous trauma and burden of stillbirth and to bring...

23 May, 2020

End gender inequality! End health inequities! End fistula now!

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula

22 May, 2020

In Yemen and around the world, obstetric fistula strikes the most vulnerable women

"The absence of timely medical treatment will likely spur a dramatic increase in obstetric fistula," said UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem.

22 May, 2020

Safe birth services save lives, prevent childbirth injury in Tanzania

BARIADI, United Republic of Tanzania – Midwife Nuriat Koku Mtumbi remembers the day in March well: “It was raining heavily and Adimu* had delivered her baby on her way to our facility. “She was shielding herself under a tree” when she gave birth, Ms. Mtumbi recalled.
 

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The latest 2019 annual report of the Maternal and Newborn Health Thematic Fund (MHTF),...
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