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17 October 2017
Press Release
In most developing countries, the poorest women have the fewest options for family planning.
UNITED NATIONS, New York--Unless inequality is urgently tackled and the poorest women empowered to make their own decisions about their lives, countries could face unrest and threats to peace and... Read more
14 October 2017
Press Release
The Liberia Fistula Project was launched in 2007 by the Government through the Ministry of Health with funding from UNFPA.
UNFPA, Monrovia, 14 October 2017--The Liberia Fistula Project on Thursday, 14 September graduated 13 fistula survivors from its rehabilitation program. The fistula survivors received 6-month training... Read more
3 October 2017
Press Release
Dr. Kanem is the Fund’s fifth Executive Director.
UNITED NATIONS, New York, 3 October 2017 — Dr. Natalia Kanem was appointed Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, today by Secretary-General António Guterres. She holds the... Read more
19 July 2017
News
Young people face myriad barriers to realizing their human rights, including poor access to education and health care. And girls are especially vulnerable, facing discrimination, violence and high rates of early pregnancy. © UNFPA
MONROVIA, Liberia – Life is not often easy for Liberia’s young people. It has been 14 years since the end of a brutal civil war, but in many ways communities are still reeling. Poverty is rampant,... Read more
19 July 2017
News
During the campaign, 28 fistula survivors were surgically managed out of 38 patients that were recruited and assessed.
The Liberia Fistula Project at the Ministry of Health, launched in 2008 with support from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has continued to work towards the total elimination of obstetric... Read more
17 July 2017
Press Release
Midwives across Liberia remain committed to their tasks as the country must make in the reduction of maternal and newborn deaths.
UNFPA, Monrovia, 17 July 2017--The Liberia Prevention of Maternal Mortality (LPMM) in collaboration with the Liberia Midwifery Association (LMA) has completed a Master Mentor Training Programme for... Read more
15 July 2017
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Health specialist demonstrates different family planning methods.
UNFPA and the Planned Parenthood Association of Liberia (PPAL) engaged in a weeklong outreach activities between 07 and 13 July to provide family planning information and voluntary services to... Read more
21 June 2017
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L-R: Deputy Health Minister Mrs. Yah Zolia, UNFPA Liberia Country Representative Dr. Oluremi Sogunro and ECOWAS Commissioner for Social Affairs and Gender, Dr. Fatimata Dia Sow address the media at the Monrovia City Hall
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and UNFPALiberia have agreed to strengthen partnership to end obstetric fistula in Liberia and the West African sub-region in general. As a mark... Read more
31 May 2017
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The 3-day dialogue was attended by executives of the Inter-religious Council of Liberia as well as representatives from the Council’s Women and Children wings
Religious leaders under the auspices of the Inter-religious Council of Liberia has resolved to support efforts to end teenage pregnancy in Liberia. The Inter-religious Council of Liberia is a... Read more
30 May 2017
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The facility was constructed and ambulances acquired with funding from the Government of Japan.
In continuation of its efforts aimed at strengthening the health sector of Liberia, UNFPA donated three Toyota Land Cruisers ambulances to the County Health teams of Grand Cape Mount, Gbarpolu and... Read more

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