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25 February 2020
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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
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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
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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
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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

30 October 2019
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Ebola: UNFPA in the Democratic Republic of the Congo intensifies Ebola protection trainings as move to stop Ebola transmission in maternities

Beni, October 30th, 2019. In its efforts to strengthen the Ebola Infection Prevention and Control (IPC), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) intensifies training of obstetrical personnel,... Read more

16 September 2019
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UNFPA provides medical first aid to Congolese repatriated from Angola in the territories of Luiza and Kasai Central

A large group of about 16000 persons were repatriated from the Lovua refugee camp in the Angolan province of Lunda Norte. These persons voluntarily expressed the desire to return to the DRC after... Read more

16 September 2019
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UNFPA’s New Vision for the elimination of obstetric fistula in DRC

Obstetric fistula remains one of the daunting public health challenges in the Democratic Republic of Congo hence, a priority for UNFPA who considers it a human rights violation in line with the theme... Read more

13 August 2019
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UNFPA Chief in DRC calls for increased efforts to protect women and girls in crisis in Ituri, North Kivu and South Kivu as sexual violences and survival sex rise

One month ago, an 11-year-old girl that we named “Anne” reached a UNFPA supported health facility with her mother, somewhere in the Ituri province. Welcomed by a nurse, she could barely talk and tell... Read more

26 July 2019
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UNFPA invites the media to become champions of reproductive health rights

The commemorative activities of World Population Day 2019 started on Wednesday, July 10, 2019, with a press lunch in Kinshasa. The leaders of the professional press organizations (UNPC, the CSAC),... Read more

26 July 2019
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On the sidelines of the celebration of WPD 2019: UNFPA inaugurates 3 vocational apprenticeship centers for vulnerable teenagers in N'SELE

25 years after the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) held in Cairo, Egypt in 1994, UNFPA accelerates the implementation of the promises in the Democratic Republic of Congo... Read more

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