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13 October 2016
News
Aisha Tiro Bahero almost lost her life as a result of pregnancy related complications. Photo by UNFPA / Douglas Waudo.

Access to Maternal and Child Health Services Central to Saving Women’s Lives

The story of Aisha Tiro Bahero, aged 30 and a mother of six is not only one of resilience and determination, but also of how access to maternal and child health services is critical in saving women’s... Read more

15 September 2016
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The official launch of the Midwives Association of Kenya officiated by Kenya’s Health Cabinet Secretary in Eldoret, Kenya. Photo by UNFPA KENYA

UNFPA supports the launch of the Midwives Association of Kenya

Through technical and financial assistance from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the Midwives Association of Kenya (MAK) was launched on August 11, 2016 in Eldoret, Kenya. The historic... Read more

6 September 2016
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Participants at the fistula camp visits the Beyond Zero mobile clinic

Beating fistula trauma in Kilifi County

In April UNFPA supported a fistula training camp in Kilifi County organized by the Freedom from Fistula Foundation. The free-of-charge week long camp provided training of health care workers and... Read more

28 August 2016
Press Release

African leaders, partners commit to actions to empower youth, women to transform Africa

NAIROBI, 28 August 2016. African, Japanese and other leaders at the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI), in Nairobi, agreed today on more international actions to... Read more

26 August 2016
News

Chatterjee Appointed to Lead UN in Kenya

Nairobi, Kenya 26 August 2016 - Mr. Siddharth Chatterjee, has been appointed United Nations Resident Coordinator in Kenya where he will lead and coordinate 25 UN agencies in the country. He will also... Read more

19 August 2016
Statement

World Humanitarian Day

Message of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin World Humanitarian Day, 19 August 2016 This World Humanitarian Day, we call for global solidarity and stand together with everyone... Read more

12 August 2016
News

UNFPA Announces Winners of Innovation Accelerator Focused On Promoting Youth Sexual Reproductive Health And Rights

Winners of the innovation accelerator with the expert judges at Nailab in Nairobi on August 4, 2016. Photo by UNFPA Kenya. UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund in collaboration with Nailab, a... Read more

12 August 2016
Statement

Young People and the Road to 2030

Statement of the UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, for International Youth Day UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, celebrates International Youth Day by reaffirming and... Read more

13 July 2016
News

Agonizing 50 years with fistula

At the bloom of her youth, exactly 50 years ago, Jumwa Kabibu Kai, a resident of Kidutani, a small village in Chonyi, Kilifi County, Kenya, was psychologically prepared for the birth of her second... Read more

13 July 2016
Statement

Message for World Population Day 2016 by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, UNFPA Executive Director

The teenage years are for some girls a time of exploration, learning and increasing autonomy. But for many others, it is a time of increasing vulnerability and exclusion from rights and opportunities... Read more

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