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11 July 2019
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Population Day Women have a right to make their own decisions about whether, when and how often to become pregnant. That right was... Read more
9 July 2019
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Lusaka, 9 July 2019 – First Lady of the Republic of Zambia, Madam Esther Lungu, today, received a courtesy call from the UNFPA Director Technical Division, Dr. Benoit Kalasa. Dr. Kalasa was... Read more
30 June 2019
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Ensuring quality of care is a critical element for enhancing health outcomes for women and adolescents. Although more and more women are accessing health services, several studies, including national... Read more
30 June 2019
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Mkushi, Central Province: Pregnancy and childbirth should be among the happiest moments in a woman’s life. Sadly, this is not the case for thousands of women in Zambia, where an estimated 33,400... Read more
28 June 2019
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Katete District, Eastern Province - Katete District in Zambia’s Eastern Province is one of the adversely impacted districts with cases of child marriage. The practice has significantly impacted on... Read more
24 June 2019
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Monday 24 June 2019: The Speaker of the National Assembly in Zambia, Hon. Patrick Matibini has officially launched the Parliamentarians dialogue and study tour on universal health coverage, health... Read more
14 June 2019
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During a high level event to commemorate 25 years of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), UNFPA’s 50th Anniversary and Launch of the State of World Population Report... Read more
6 June 2019
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LUSAKA, 6 June 2019: As part of in-country engagements to commemorate 25 years of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD); UNFPA’s 50th anniversary; and launch of the 2019... Read more
4 June 2019
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Lusaka, Zambia: 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 spouses of... Read more
24 May 2019
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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia—UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, recommitted to the revolutionary decision taken at the 1994 International Conference on Population and... Read more

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