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22 May 2018
Statement
Leaving no one behind: Let us commit to ending fistula now!   Statement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula, 23 May 2018   Pregnancy and... Read more
14 May 2018
Press Release
  Press Release Traditional Leaders commit to harness the demographic dividend Conakry, Guinea - 10 May, 2018: The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) West and Central Africa Regional Office (... Read more
3 May 2018
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5th Urological Meeting in Dakar considers obstetric fistula and cancers as public health issues.   The 5th Urological Meeting in Dakar was organized by the Institute for Training and Research in... Read more
11 April 2018
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The First Lady of The Gambia Mrs Fatoumatta Barrow with Mr Sosthene DOUGROU, Regional TS Health System Strengthening/ Maternal Health Focal Point, ECOWAS, WAHO,  USAID and EngenderHealth representatives.
The openning ceremony was chaired by the First Lady of the Gambia Mrs Fatoumatta Barrow. A 3 days Regional Technical and Resources Mobilization Meeting in Banjul from 5 to 7 March 2018 with the... Read more
2 March 2018
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UNFPA Mali country office hosts first champions thematic meeting of west and central Africa At its June 2015 regional management team (RMT) meeting in Libreville, a 7-point agenda was agreed upon to... Read more
27 February 2018
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Imagine a world where  every pregnancy is wanted  every childbirth is safe and  every young person's potential is fulfilled This is the world we are striving to realize. Our goal is to achieve... Read more
26 February 2018
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Dakar, Senegal – 22 February 2018: The United Nations Population Fund West and Central Africa Regional Office (UNFPA WCARO), in collaboration with the African Group of Ambassadors in Dakar, is to... Read more
6 February 2018
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Latty, 14, was inspired by her mother to call for the elimination of FGM. Luca Zordan for UNFPA
UNITED NATIONS, New York/Ouagadougou, BURKINA FASO – Fourteen-year-old Latifatou Compaoré learned the spirit of resistance from her mother. Her mother was subjected to female genital mutilation (FGM... Read more
3 February 2018
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Dakar, Senegal - 2 February 2018 - Special Envoy of the UN Secretary-General on Youth, Ms. Jayathma Wickramanayake has called on the international community to fully support the implementation of a... Read more
3 February 2018
News
Dakar, Al-Hadji Ibrahima Thiaw High School, 3 February 2018 The visit at Al-Hadji Ibrahima Thiaw School was the first of two visits made by the UN Secretary General’s Envoy, Jayathma Wickramanayake... Read more

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