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Date: 05/21/2019
Source: GFF
Type: In the News
Following the GFF replenishment event in November 2018 that raised more than US$1 billion for the Global Financing Facility for Women, Children and Adolescents (GFF), the GFF announced today that 9 countries—Chad, Ghana, Mauritania, Niger, Pakistan, Somalia, Tajikistan, Zambia and Zimbabwe—will join the GFF, bringing the total number of GFF-supported countries to 36. Many Ministers of Finance...
Date: 05/02/2019
Source: Fatimata Sy, Looking Beyond 2020
Type: In the News
The Ouagadougou Partnership has been a unique experience. I have spent the last six years serving as Director of the Coordination Unit of the Ouagadougou Partnership — a collaboration between nine francophone countries in West Africa and numerous international donors and local implementing partners. The Partnership was launched in 2011 as a vehicle to better coordinate common goals and funding...
Date: 04/11/2019
Source: Xinhua
Type: In the News
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and South Sudan's Ministry of Health on Tuesday signed a five-million-U.S. dollar cooperation agreement aimed at strengthening the country's ailing health sector. Mary Otieno, UNFPA representative in South Sudan said the three-year work plan seeks to strength health sector through training of health workers and also facilitate procurement and...
Date: 04/11/2019
Source: The Herald
Type: FP2020 in the Media
Although Zimbabwe has one of the highest rates of contraceptive use in Southern Africa, sexually active adolescents who wish to protect themselves against sexually transmitted illnesses and unwanted pregnancies are not accessing them because of inconsistencies with current laws and other social and economic barriers. Difficulties in accessing contraceptives had seen adolescent girls exposed to...
Date: 03/25/2019
Source: Guttmacher Institute
Type: In the News
Access to modern contraceptives and maternal and newborn health care is essential for promoting the well-being of Nepali women and their children, but a new report published by the Guttmacher Institute and the Center for Research on Environment, Health and Population Activities (CREHPA) in Nepal shows that many women are not receiving the services they need. In Nepal, there are an estimated 539,...
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