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10 May 2016
Feature Story
The development path followed by the health systems of mature economies is neither feasible nor desirable for emerging economies. It is too expensive, time-consuming and inefficient. At the World... Read more
5 May 2016
Statement
International Day of the Midwife 2016 Statement by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director, UNFPA, The United Nations Population Fund 5 May 2016 On this International Day of the Midwife, UNFPA,... Read more
22 March 2016
Press Release
Ms Gina Din
UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, has designated Ms. Gina Din Kariuki as Honorary Ambassador. Ms. Din will support the Fund’s efforts to empower women and adolescent girls, with a focus on... Read more
28 January 2016
When President Barack Obama made his first visit to Kenya as US President last year, one of the poignant messages he left was an exhortation for communities to shun cultures that degrade women and... Read more
22 January 2016
Opinion
Two out of every three cases of maternal deaths occur in areas affected by a humanitarian crisis or fragile conditions like North-Eastern Kenya where focus is being put to give pregnant mothers a... Read more
5 January 2016
Opinion
The onset of menstruation is a landmark event in the life of a young woman. Yet many complications and challenges accompany such an event. One in 10 adolescent girls miss school and eventually drop... Read more
23 December 2015
In the News
Your Excellency - Mr. President, Your Excellency – First Lady Margaret Kenyatta, Regional Coordinator Nairobi Area Council of Governors (Governors here present) Cabinet Secretary for Health –... Read more
23 December 2015
Dispatch
His Excellency the President Uhuru Kenyatta today opened a workshop that brought together health experts and heads of religious organisations, in a new drive that seeks to reduce maternal deaths in... Read more
16 December 2015
In the News
In Kenya, nearly all women have heard of FGM and almost 27 per cent have undergone the painful practice. Globally, it is estimated that between 100 to 140 million girls and women alive today have... Read more
14 December 2015
In the News
The fight against Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is relentless with stories of girls such as 14-year-old Lororua Nasiiku recently fleeing her motherland, Samburu, to escape the knife. Partners such... Read more

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