UNFPA


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UNFPAUnited Nations Population Fund (formerly United Nations Fund for Population Activities)
UNFPAUnited Nations Fund for Population Activities (now United Nations Population Fund)
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UNFPA focuses on three main areas: reproductive health and rights, gender equality, and population and development strategies.
In turn, Diana reviewed the programs which UNFPA is working on implementation in Syria, particularly in humanitarian response plan and urgent services, stressing on the importance of promoting cooperation bonds with health ministry to accord necessary attention to reproductive health and to ensure the improving services provided to women.
The UNFPA Representative has affirmed the fund's keenness to boost the national initiatives, stressing the importance of contacts between the UNFPA and Sanad Charity Fund for renewing the partnership to implement youth, women and health program.
In response, UNFPA is expanding midwifery services to support resilient health systems in the affected countries.
UNFPA will be working closely together with the Palestinian Ministry of Health as well as national health care centres to ensure access to family planning, safe births, antenatal and post-natal care for pregnant women and women in the reproductive age.
As this Congress starts gearing up for actual legislating, social conservatives in the House can be expected to continue their tradition of slapping a gag rule provision or a UNFPA funding ban on relevant foreign aid legislation.
The sides noted the progress achieved in implementation of the joint projects in the field of gender equality, health care, as well as was the progress achieved in cooperation of the UNFPA with various government agencies of Turkmenistan.
The Minister reviewed the challenges Yemen faces due to hike of the population growth in the country, urging the UNFPA to play further effective role in backing the government's efforts aiming to address the issue.
Speaking during the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between Amref Health Africa and UNFPA in Nairobi, Kenya, Laura Laski, the chief of sexual and reproductive health at UNFPA, said the partnership would strengthen health systems by training midwives to enable them respond to maternal, neonatal and adolescent health-related issues.
Osotimehin will attend the UNFPA regional meeting in the capacity of being part of the East European and Central Asian regions, the Fund told Trend.
Part of our programme deals with HIV/Aids awareness, prevention and counselling vulnerable groups," the UNFPA Representative at the sub-regional office for the GCC states said during an interaction with media on Monday.
Serbia's Minister of Health Slavica Djukic-Dejanovic talked yesterday with regional director of the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) for Eastern Europe and Central Asia Werner Haug and UNFPA regional director for the Western Balkans Doina Bologa.