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30 October 2017

Central and Western Provinces Receive a Development Boost with £15.5M UK Funding in collaboration with UNFPA and UNICEF

In the Photo: Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary-Administration Dr Kennedy Malama (C); UNFPA Representative Dr Mary Otieno (L1); UNICEF Chief of Health and Nutrition Dr Paul Ngwakum (L2); UNFPA Deputy Representative Ms Chinwe Ogbonna (L3); Ministry of Health Director of Public Health Dr Andrew Silumesi (L4); UK Department

21 October 2017

#InvestingInWomen&Girls" in Zambia!

"I want to become a neurosurgeon, specialized in the nervous system. Iv been inspired by Ben Carson...and the fact that it really hurts me to see alot of people die from complications related to the nervous system because we have a limited number of neurosurgeons in Zambia" says 16 year old Anna Nakanyika, a grade 11 pupil in

17 October 2017

The State of World Population 2017

Unchecked inequality and failure to protect the rights of poorest women could undermine peace and world’s development goals, new UNFPA report warns   Only about half of the world’s women hold paid jobs Globally, women earn 77 per cent of what men get Three in five women worldwide lack maternity leave, many pay “motherhood

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