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16 June 2017
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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... Read more
6 June 2017
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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
19 May 2017
Press Release
Message by UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund on the occasion of the 2017 National Safe Motherhood Week (15 - 19 May) and national commemoration of the International Day to End Obstetric... Read more
12 May 2017
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5th May 2017, Zambia joined the rest of the world in commemorating the International Day of the Midwife under the theme "Midwives, Mothers and Families: Partners for Life!" National celebrations in... Read more
5 May 2017
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UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund in Zambia is pleased to join the government and people of Zambia in commemorating the 2017 International Day of the Midwife under the theme ‘Midwives,... Read more
21 March 2017
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Lusaka, 20-23 March 2017: The United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) in collaboration with the Central Statistical Office of Zambia, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), United Nations Economic... Read more
8 March 2017
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UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund in Zambia is pleased to join the Government and people of Zambia and partners in commemorating the 2017 International Women’s Day under the theme “Women In... Read more
28 February 2017
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“I have seen girls become pregnant, become victims of violence and become HIV-positive, and I don't want to become one of those girls,” says Lydia Mwelwa, aged 13 years.  “I’m happy they have taught... Read more
27 January 2017
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Lusaka, January 27, 2017: As part of its partnership with the Government of Zambia’s efforts to increase condom availability, accessibility and use, which is key towards HIV prevention in Zambia, the... Read more
29 October 2016
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In line with the theme of the 2016 State of World Population Report: "10: How our common future depends on a girl at this pivotal age", UNFPA in collaboration with UNESCO and the Government of Zambia... Read more

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