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15 November 2021
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In Zambia, Midwifery Schools Set the Stage for Improved Maternal and Newborn Health Outcomes

In the last two decades, Zambia has made significant strides towards improving maternal and newborn health outcomes. Maternal mortality rate has dropped nearly 300 per cent, from 729 deaths for every... Read more

1 November 2021
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Western Province: Towards Making Every Pregnancy and Childbirth Safe; and Securing Health and Wellbeing for Every Child

Over the last decade, Zambia has made significant strides towards improving health and nutrition outcomes for women, adolescents and children. However, significant inequalities remain by gender,... Read more

20 July 2021
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Zambia makes a rallying call to prioritize SRHR for all people.

On Tuesday 20 July 2021, the Government of Zambia in partnership with UNFPA co-hosted a joint event to commemorate the World Population Day and launch of the 2021 State of World Population Report.... Read more

20 July 2021
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Zambia makes a rallying call to prioritize SRHR for all people.

On Tuesday 20 July 2021, the Government of Zambia in partnership with UNFPA co-hosted a joint event to commemorate the World Population Day and launch of the 2021 State of World Population Report.... Read more

11 July 2021
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How COVID-19 has increased fertility, adolescent pregnancy and maternal deaths in East and Southern African countries

LUANDA, Angola, MBABANE, Eswatini, PRETORIA, South Africa and LUSAKA, Zambia—“Young people are able to access [sexual and reproductive health] services but not as much as they used to before the... Read more

5 July 2021
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Leveraging innovation to accelerate the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals

In a rapidly changing world, the need to continuously explore dynamic solutions to effectively achieve development cannot be over emphasized. Accordingly, UNDP and UNFPA in Zambia, in collaboration... Read more

29 June 2021
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The ‘Shadow Pandemic’: Violence Against Women in African Politics - A Case of Zambia.

Ahead of the Generation Equality Forum Paris scheduled to take place from 30 June – 2 July, the Government of the Republic of Zambia in collaboration with UNFPA hosted a high-level panel discussion... Read more

23 June 2021
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How midwives are contributing to averting maternal and newborn deaths amid COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage, the role of skilled midwives towards averting maternal and newborn deaths continues to be key. Unfortunately, in most underserved communities with high... Read more

1 June 2021
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Going the Last Mile | Ensuring Access to Quality Reproductive Health Commodities in Hard to Reach Communities of Zambia

Despite notable progress over the last decade, access to reproductive health commodities remains a significant public health challenge in Zambia, with unmet need for family planning still relatively... Read more

25 May 2021
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Navigating the “New Normal”: First-Ever Virtual Inter-Country GPS Training for Staff

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our modes of operation, including staff capacity building initiatives, which were previously mainly undertaken through face-face interactions. In order to ensure... Read more

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