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11 December 2017
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  Statement of UNFPA Executive Director for World AIDS Day 2017   One new HIV infection is one too many – and in 2016 there were 1.8 million. In adopting the Sustainable Development Goals, the... Read more
10 December 2017
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In Zambia, the problem of violence not only against women and children, but men and boys is worrisome and no longer an isolated problem, but a widespread, harrowing, tragic and daily affair that can... Read more
24 November 2017
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Lusaka 23-24 November 2017: Recognizing the leadership role of traditional leaders’ spouses; and in line with national efforts aimed at securing the health and wellbeing of adolescent girls, over 30... Read more
14 November 2017
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The Ministry of Health, in collaboration with UNICEF and UNFPA, have officially handed over four upgraded maternity wings worth 10.5 million kwacha (US$ 1.5 million) at George and Ngwerere Clinics in... Read more
30 October 2017
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... Read more
21 October 2017
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"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... Read more
17 October 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... Read more
11 October 2017
Statement of UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day of the Girl Child 11 October 2017   Girls today enjoy better life prospects than previous generations in many ways.... Read more
10 October 2017
GENEVA, 10 October 2017 - As part of global efforts to end AIDS as a public health threat, UNAIDS, UNFPA and partners have launched a new road map to reduce new HIV infections. The HIV prevention... Read more
7 October 2017
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During crisis situations, women and girls of reproductive age remain among the most severely affected population groups – with a heightened need for special hygiene and reproductive health services... Read more

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