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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 Supports Training of 30 Senior Midwives as Master Mentors Ends in Monrovia

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
Health specialist demonstrates different family planning methods.

Hundreds Receive Family Planning Services as UNFPA & Partners Observe World Population Day

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
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

UNFPA and ECOWAS Reaffirm Commitment to End Fistula in Liberia

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
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 Commit to Sexuality Education in Churches and Mosques in Liberia

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
The facility was constructed and ambulances acquired with funding from the Government of Japan.

UNFPA Provides More Support Toward Rebuilding Liberia’s Health System

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

11 April 2017
A group of midwives during the International Day of the Midwife.

Midwives Commit to Reduction of Maternal Mortality in Liberia

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
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.

Women Receive Care at Jallah Lone Hospital in Gbarpolu

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
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.

Liberian Govt & UNFPA with support from Sweden Launch Programme to Reduce Teenage Pregnancies in Southeast Liberia

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
UNFPA, the Ministry of Health and other partners have been working to ensure the availability of skilled health care providers.

UNFPA Supports Ministry of Health by deploying Specialist Doctors in three counties

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

Empower Liberian young people and fulfill their potential

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