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12 September 2018
Press Release
Nairobi, 03 August 2018 – Kenya experiences cyclic natural disasters and emergencies attributed to natural and man-made triggers.  Natural disasters have included epidemics, droughts, floods,... Read more
11 July 2018
Statement
MESSAGE FOR WORLD POPULATION DAY  Dr. Natalia Kanem, UNFPA Executive Director   ***   Fifty years ago, the world declared that “parents have a basic human right to determine freely and responsibly... Read more
20 June 2018
Statement
The United Nations' (UN) World Refugee Day is marked annually on June 20th. The day was established by the General Assembly of United Nations for the refugees to pay tribute to the courage, strength... Read more
6 June 2018
News
NEW YORK, United States - UNFPA’s ninth Kenya Country Programme 2018-2023 was approved by the Executive Board on June 5, 2018 following a compelling statement outlining the Fund’s key achievements in... Read more
28 May 2018
Opinion
On the occasion of the First Regional Menstrual Health Management Symposium on 28-29 May in Johannesburg, South Africa Dr. Julitta Onabanjo, Regional Director, United Nations Population Fund, East... Read more
23 May 2018
Statement
Statement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula, 23 May 2018 Pregnancy and childbirth should be among the happiest of occasions in a woman’s... Read more
30 April 2018
News
The theme of this year’s International Day of the Midwife, “Midwives Leading the Way with Quality Care”, is well in line with the national government agenda of Universal Health Coverage. The midwives... Read more
8 March 2018
Statement
UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem International Women’s Day, 8 March 2018 The economic inequalities plaguing much of the world today are reinforced by many other forms of inequality,... Read more
8 March 2018
News
UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Women’s Day, 8 March 2018 The economic inequalities plaguing much of the world today are reinforced by many other forms of inequality,... Read more
22 February 2018
News
The morning of August 20th, 2017 began like any other day for Lena Towai aged 35, and a mother of seven. Living in a pastoral community in Tangulbei in East Pokot County, her day involved taking care... Read more

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