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21 June 2017
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Family Planning 2020 (FP2020) works with governments, civil society, multilateral organizations, donors, the private sector, and the research and development community to enable 120 million more... Read more
5 June 2017
Press Release
ributes to the late UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin
UNITED NATIONS, New York, 5 June 2017—With profound sadness, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, announces that its Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, passed away suddenly at his... Read more
23 May 2017
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Fistula patients celebrating the healing
On 23 May 2017, the fourth International Day to End Obstetric Fistula, UNFPA – in collaboration with the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania and implementing partners Comprehensive... Read more
5 May 2017
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The Vice President of the United Republic of Tanzania, Hon Samia Suluhu Hassan, has directed all councils in the country to provide housing for health workers, especially in rural areas, giving... Read more
12 April 2017
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Young people in Tanzania are not sitting around waiting for things to happen; they have become proactive members of society driving change. Sada Mohamed Zahran is a volunteer with UNFPA partner... Read more
22 March 2017
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Women are giving birth on ferries, in temporary shelters and en route to Tanzania’s Nyarugusu refugee camp, say relief workers responding to the Burundi crisis, which has sent tens of thousands of... Read more
26 January 2017
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Dr. Hashina Begum, Acting Country Representative UNFPA Tanzania with Hon. Mahmoud Thabit Kombo Health Minister in Zanzibar.. showing the signed handing over agreement
UNFPA handed over four ambulances and two coordination vehicles to the Ministry of Health, Zanzibar to strengthen referral systems and to reduce the delays that prevent pregnant women accessing... Read more
18 November 2015
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This year on October 11, 2017 – the International Day of the Girl Child – the Ministry of Community Development, Gender and Children along with the United Nations is focusing on ‘Girl Power’ – the... Read more
21 January 2015
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The story of 16-year-old Diana (not her real name), a girl from Sirari District who, together with her sister, graduated from a month-long alternative rites of passage camp at the UNFPA-supported... Read more
7 October 2014
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Happiness, from the Mara Region of Tanzania, was 12 years old when her parents decided she was old enough to marry. They pulled her out of school, planned to have her undergo female genital... Read more

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