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9 July 2019

UNFPA Director Technical Division meets First Lady of the Republic of Zambia

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

Towards improving quality of care for women and young people

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

More than just a "surgical repair": fulfilling the promise of ICPD for women in rural Zambia

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

24 June 2019

Parliamentarians from 9 African and European Countries Reaffirm Commitment to ICPD Agenda

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

I was a child bride...but today, I am a University Graduate!

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

Zambia: Accelerating the Promise of ICPD

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

Spouses of traditional leaders commit to safeguarding SRHR of women and girls

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

People-centered development is critical for Africa's future to ensure the Africa We Want

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

17 April 2019
Press Release

Towards ending preventable maternal deaths in Zambia: ICPD@25 and UNFPA@50 high-level visit to George clinic

The year 2019 marks the 25th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), which invigorated how the world thinks about population, development and reproductive... Read more

26 March 2019

Using Data to Inform Inclusive National Development

In line with Zambia’s Vision 2030 and the 7th National Development Plan, the Government of Zambia has continued to prioritize key actions towards sustainable development, a process which has... Read more