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20 September 2017

Launch of State of Midwifery Report 2017 in East and Southern Africa Region

Johannesburg, 20 September 2017 – An estimated 303,000 maternal deaths occurred globally in 2015. Nearly all of these deaths were preventable, and all of them occurred in low and middle income countries. In the same year, 2.7 million neonatal deaths and 2.6 million stillbirths occurred across the world in predominantly low and

28 August 2017

Seeding Empowered Future Generations through “Youth Hubs”

The hub to me is more than a place of work, it’s a family that inspires me and encourages me to do more for my community Growing up, Sarah aspired to make a positive contribution to her community. Today, as a member of a Youth Hub established in Zambia as part of 10 Global Platforms worldwide, she is realizing this ambition. “

10 July 2017

Launch of World Population Day 2017

Fellow countrymen, women and youth. Zambia is pleased to join the rest of the world in commemorating this years’ World Population Day. The theme for this commemoration is “Family Planning: Empowering People,...

16 June 2017

UNFPA Zambia staff celebrate the life of Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin

Dr. Babatunde was one of a kind. We have lost a truly brilliant and remarkable man. Dr. Babatunde assumed office at a difficult time in UNFPA. However, through his leadership, he shaped the organization and that is why we are where we are. Today, people know what UNFPA is mandate is all about. He ensured that there was

Videos

The Demographic Dividend: Unlocking Africa's Youth Potential
The Demographic Dividend: Unlocking Africa's Youth Potential
Midwives: Health Heroes for Women, Adolescent Girls and Newborns
Midwives: Health Heroes for Women, Adolescent Girls and Newborns
Straight Talk on LOVE and RELATIONSHIPS. Check out this new TUNEME Video!
Straight Talk on LOVE and RELATIONSHIPS. Check out this new TUNEME Video!
Sustainable Development Goals Explained: Good Health and Well-being
Sustainable Development Goals Explained: Good Health and Well-being

Publications

A policy brief on child marriage in Zambia. Child marriage is a human rights violation,...

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