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19 June 2020
Statement

A Blight on Humanity’s Conscience

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict   Sexual violence in conflict is a threat to our collective... Read more

15 June 2020
Statement

Bending the Arc of History Towards Justice

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the Fight Against Systemic Racism and Discrimination We are living through turbulent, trying times. This is a moment of suffering for many... Read more

28 May 2020
News

DESPITE COVID-19, UNFPA INTENSIFIES HUMANITARIAN EMERGENCY RESPONSE

While deploying Emergency Humanitarian Response teams to six (6) provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) most affected by the prolonged and complex humanitarian crisis , the... Read more

7 May 2020
News

UNFPA in DRC intensifies the fight against COVID-19

While providing the Congolese government with two medical ambulances for the follow-up of contacts, evacuation of bedridden patients, awareness campaigns, inter-hospital transport of patients and... Read more

28 April 2020
Press Release

New UNFPA projections predict calamitous impact on women’s health as COVID-19 pandemic continues

More than 47 million women could lose access to contraception, leading to 7 million unintended pregnancies in the coming months. New York, USA, 27 April 2020 - As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, the... Read more

7 April 2020
News

A rewarding partnership for the fight against COVID-19: DNT Foundation - UNFPA- - Canada - Ministry of Health

The Foundation of the Distinguished First Lady, Madame Denise NYAKERU TSHISEKEDI in partnership with UNFPA handed over to the Multisectoral Committee for the Fight against COVID-19 two mobile clinics... Read more

25 February 2020
News

Protecting midwives on the front lines of the Ebola response

NORTH KIVU AND ITURI PROVINCES, Democratic Republic of the Congo – The Democratic Republic of the Congo remains in the grip of the world’s second largest Ebola epidemic on record, although the... Read more

6 February 2020
News

Women & Girls Up Front — the Humanitarian Response in Democratic Republic of Congo

Eleven-year-old “Anne” went to a health facility with her mother in the conflict-affected province of Ituri, in northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. At first, she could barely tell her... Read more

3 February 2020
News

UNFPA promotes infection prevention and control to stop EBOLA transmission in reproductive health services and maternity setting in DRC

The United Nations Population Fund launches a strategical support to the Congolese Ministry of Public Health to reduce the risk of Ebola transmission in reproductive health services and maternity... Read more

31 January 2020
News

UNFPA promotes infection prevention and control to stop Ebola transmission in reproductive health services and maternity settings in DRC

NORTH KIVU AND ITURI PROVINCES, Democratic Republic of the Congo—UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund and the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo are using an innovative approach... Read more

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