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11 April 2017
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A group of midwives during the International Day of the Midwife.
As part of the 2017 observance of International Day of the Midwife, the Liberia Midwifery Association (LMA) with support from UNFPA carried out series of activities to raise awareness on how midwives... Read more
28 February 2017
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More than 40 Cesarean Sections were performed at the facility between February and June this year, something which represents a major boost in service delivery for the facility.
She may not have been there for long but six months seem long enough for her to command the admiration of many women with obstetrical and gynecological issues in Gbarpolu County. Dr. Susan Kimono is... Read more
7 February 2017
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The programme seeks to contribute to a reduction in teenage pregnancies through supporting increased access and utilization of Sexual reproductive health and family planning information and services by adolescents.
In Liberia, the median age at first sexual debut is 16 for females and 18 for males; while 59 percent of adolescent girls are mothers by age 19, something that is raising serious concerns. Many of... Read more
10 January 2017
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UNFPA, the Ministry of Health and other partners have been working to ensure the availability of skilled health care providers.
The Ministry of Health, with support from UNFPA, has recruited and deployed three specialist doctors from Uganda to assist with strengthening the maternal and newborn health sector of Liberia. The... Read more
21 July 2016
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Adolescents and teenages in Liberia lack information about their sexual and reproductive health © UNFPA Liberia  On 20 July 2016, UNFPA Liberia and the Government of Sweden  have signed an agreement... Read more
25 August 2015
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Monrovia, Liberia. Liberia has intensified efforts to rebuild its health services, including maternal and newborn health left exposed as a result of the major Ebola Virus Disease outbreak. The... Read more
6 November 2014
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Monrovia, Liberia. UNFPA has received 1 million USD from Sweden which represents half of a total amount of 2 million USD in support of the United Nations joint appeal to respond to the Ebola crisis... Read more

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