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11 June 2019
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Press Release   The West and Central Africa Regional Office of the United Nations Population (UNFPA WCARO) is organizing a regional training workshop on Small Area Estimation technique in Cote d’... Read more
3 June 2019
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A woman at the health center waiting to be consulted. @UNFPA WCARO/Habibou Dia 
  Niger has eight mother and child centres across its territory. These centres offer various services, including ante- and post-natal consultations, care for high-risk pregnancies, caesarean sections... Read more
3 June 2019
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Health improvement project in Tessaoua: “One family, one measure of millet” In Tessaouaa, it is not uncommon to see women, men or whole families coming to town to ask for help to get a son, daughter... Read more
27 May 2019
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  ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia—UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, recommitted to the revolutionary decision taken at the 1994 International Conference on Population and... Read more
23 May 2019
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem for the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula, 23 May 2019 Fistula is a human rights violation – end it now!   Shame, isolation and... Read more
16 May 2019
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The Regional Director of the United Nations Population Fund for the West and Central Africa Regional Office (UNFP WCARO), Mabingue NGOM paid a working visit to Benin from 5 to 9 May 2019. During his... Read more
11 April 2019
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The global reproductive rights movement that began in the 1960s transformed the lives of hundreds of millions of women, empowering them to govern their own bodies and shape their own futures. But... Read more
7 March 2019
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Ambassador of Madagascar in Dakar, His Excellency Mr. Auguste Paraina, Dean of the Diplomatic Corps and the Regional Director of UNFPA (United Nations Population Fund) for West and Central Africa, Mr Mabingué Ngom.
The UNFPA Progress Report on 2018 Demographic Dividend in West and Central Africa was launched Tuesday 5th March 2019 by Ambassador of Madagascar in Dakar, His Excellency Mr. Auguste Paraina, Dean of... Read more
27 February 2019
Press Release
Launch of 2018 Progress Report on Demographic Dividend in West and Central Africa.
The West and Central Africa Regional Office of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA WCARO), in collaboration with the African Group of Ambassadors, is launching the 2018 Annual Report of its... Read more
14 December 2018
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The Ouagadougou Partnership Coordination Unit (UCPO) organized its seventh annual meeting from December 12 to 14, 2018, in Dakar, Senegal. The civil society organizations of the nine (9) West African... Read more

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