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6 February

International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation

8 March

International Women's Day

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Fight against Ebola in Mali: The essential role of health workers posted at Bamako airport

Bamako, Mali. Since December 2014, the ritual in Bamako-Senou International Airport is the same. All passengers departing and arriving are subject to temperature screening accompanied by awareness actions through staff hired by UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, as part of the fight against the Ebola virus disease in Mali. more

Guinea-Conakry: The Introduction of the Mobile Application "CommCare" in Ebola Contact Tracing and Information Management Related to Patients

“CommCare” technology has been chosen to support the implementation of the Government Response Plan against the Ebola in order to obtain timely and reliable information as well as facilitate the monitoring of the contacts. This innovative approach is the result of a combined effort between the Earth Institute at Columbia University (USA), UNFPA and the Monitoring Cell of the National Coordination against the Ebola virus. more

Guinea-Bissau: Mobile Clinic brings Family Planning closer

Bissau, Guinea-Bissau. Family planning (FP) is a human right therefore everyone should have access when the need arises. UNFPA Guinea-Bissau is supporting a project of two local NGOs to bring a Mobile Clinic to the heart of highly populated areas in the vicinity of Bissau Sector (SAB) and the region of Biombo. more

UNFPA West and Central Africa Regional Director's message for CARMMA

On 26 November 2014, taking the opportunity of the launch in Addis-Ababa of the African Health Stat Data Platform by the African Union Commission (AUC), UNFPA Regional Director for West and Central Africa, Benoit Kalasa, in a video message congratulated AUC for its leadership in the Campaign on Accelerated reduction of maternal, newborn and child mortality in Africa (CARMMA) and the new dynamic online data platform. more

Guinea-Bissau: A new Ambassador appointed for the fight against FGM

Singer Tchuma Bari of Guinea-Bissau has been appointed National Ambassador for the fight against Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) during a gala organized on 15 November 2014. more
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The School of Husbands, Niger

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