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Benoît Kalasa

Director of the UNFPA West and Central Africa Regional Office


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16-20 September

UN General Assembly (UNGA 69), New York

22 September

UNGASS on ICPD, New York

28-30 September

Global Programing System (GPS) Training Workshop, Dakar

01-03 October

Global Programing System (GPS) Training Workshop, Dakar

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Liberia: UNFPA to assist 660,000 people in Ebola affected areas

Monrovia, Liberia. The outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in March 2014 is challenging the way people work. All development programs initiated by the United Nations, Civil Society Organizations, Non-Governmental Organizations and the authorities have been suspended. In the meantime, UNFPA is providing support to the Government and the people of Liberia more

Community health workers respond to Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone

Freetown, Sierra Leone – In May, Sierra Leone detected its first-ever case of Ebola, the deadly and contagious haemorrhagic disease. By the end of July, the country had surpassed neighbouring Guinea, where the break was first reported, in number of positive cases. more

UNFPA Reaffirms Support to Population Program in Nigeria

UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, visited Nigeria from 29 July to 2 August 2014 and met with President Goodluck Jonathan and Ministers of Health, Finance, coordinating Minister for the Economy, and various heads of federal organisations to scale up UNFPA action in the country.  
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