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23 May 2019
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem for the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula, 23 May 2019

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem for the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula, 23 May 2019 Fistula is a human rights violation – end it now!   Shame, isolation and... Read more

8 May 2019
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Government and development partners join hands to end preventable maternal and newborn deaths in Simiyu Region

The United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency (UNFPA), Tanzania, is committed in its support to the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania to improve maternal and child health... Read more

8 May 2019
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Midwives: Defenders of women’s rights

This year’s International Day of the Midwife was commemorated on 5 May in Simiyu Region, with the theme “Midwives: Defenders of Women’s Rights” (“Wakunga ni Watetezi wa haki za Wanawake”). Midwives... Read more

5 May 2019
Statement

Midwives— Defenders of Human Rights

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem for the International Day of the Midwife, 5 May 2019. Midwives are public health heroes, ensuring that a woman can have a healthy pregnancy,... Read more

24 April 2019
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Making sexual and reproductive rights and choices a reality for all – no exceptions

On 13th April 2019, UNFPA Tanzania, in partnership with Sahara Ventures, launched the second round of the Innovation Accelerator, dubbed “AMUA”. Young people across Tanzania face particular... Read more

16 April 2019
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Leaving no youth behind in Tanzania

The National Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Youth Consultation to inform the United Republic of Tanzania’s Voluntary National Review (VNR) Report on Agenda 2030 and the SDGs was held in Dar es... Read more

28 March 2019
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Meet some of the men working hard to ensure safe births in Tanzania’s refugee camps

Reproductive and maternal health has traditionally been considered a woman’s issue. But men too have an important role to play. Meet Abdul Nyamguma and Hofne Chrisostom Yohana, two UNFPA-funded nurse... Read more

27 March 2019
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Strengthening civil registration and vital statistics in Zanzibar

A well-functioning civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) system records information on vital events, including all births and deaths, issues relevant certificates as proof of such... Read more

22 March 2019
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Accelerating progress in reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health in Zanzibar

Launched in April 2015, the Afya Bora ya Mama na Mtoto Project (Accelerating Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (RMNCH) in Zanzibar) is a joint UNFPA-UNICEF programme funded by Global... Read more

8 March 2019
Statement

International Women’s Day 2019

Statement by Dr. Natalia Kanem United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund on the occasion of International Women’s Day, 8 March 2019.... Read more

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