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14 August 2018
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Audience at WPD
This year’s World Population Day focused attention on the urgency and importance of population issues with the theme: “Family Planning is a Human Right.”  The concept of family planning as a human... Read more
7 August 2018
News
Giving birth in Simiyu Region is a painful ordeal that many women have to endure. Long distances to health facilities, poor infrastructure including a lack of equipment, and a shortage of qualified... Read more
7 August 2018
News
Pregnancy and childbirth are life-changing experiences for a woman; yet they can also be life-threatening when women do not have access to quality healthcare services. In Zanzibar, there are 310... Read more
18 July 2018
News
His Excellency Roeland van de Geer, Head of Delegation of the European Union to Tanzania and the East African Community Her Excellency Sarah Cooke, British High Commission His Excellency Ian Myles,... Read more
18 July 2018
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International and national agencies come together to intensify efforts to eliminate FGM
UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, together with the European Union Delegation to Tanzania, the High Commission of Canada, the Embassy of Ireland, the Embassy of the... Read more
13 July 2018
Press Release
An Evening with Champions Active to #EndFGM
On 16 July, 2018, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the Delegation of the European Union (EU) to Tanzania and the East African Community (EAC), the British High Commission, the Embassy of... Read more
4 December 2017
Media Advisory
Dr Faustine Ndugulile, Deputy Minister of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children
The government has emphasized the need for family planning commodities and services across the country that are essential to check population growth.  It has promised to cooperate with various... Read more
2 December 2017
News
On World AIDS Day 2017, UNFPA and AfriYAN (African Youth and Adolescent Network) representatives gathered together to hold a candlelit vigil to acknowledge the impact HIV/AIDS is having on adolescent... Read more
30 October 2017
Press Release
The Swedish Embassy in Tanzania has signed an agreement with the United Nations in Tanzania under which Sweden will donate USD 36 million (approximately Sh80.4 billion) for development activities... Read more
19 October 2017
Press Release
Each year on October 24, the United Nations celebrates its establishment. The United Nations System in Tanzania in partnership with the Government, development partners and youth will mark the 72nd... Read more

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