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6 April 2020
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The Gambia: Supporting the National COVID-19 Response through the development of communication material

Of course the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic is no longer news anywhere in the world and The Gambia is no exception. For the first few months of its spread in various parts of the globe, the... Read more

4 April 2020
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UNFPA Ghana responds to Relief Boxes Challenge launched by the First Lady of Ghana

On 2nd April 2020, H.E. Rebecca Akufo-Addo the First Lady of the Republic of Ghana, launched the Relief Boxes Challenge at her office in Accra. The purpose of this challenge was to encourage... Read more

31 March 2020
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Epi-surveillance and contact tracing key to breaking COVID-19 transmission in Liberia

On 16 March 2020, Liberia confirmed the presence of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) within its borders. One week later, health authorities declared a public health emergency; requesting all... Read more

31 March 2020
Press Release
Nigeria engagement against Covid-19

Expediting a community-based response to COVID-19 pandemic in West and Central Africa

Following the launch of the global humanitarian plan against the COVID-19 pandemic, the United Nations agencies in West and Central Africa are bolstering the collaboration with communities, drawing... Read more

27 March 2020
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Women, girls, health workers must not be overlooked in global COVID-19 response

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem  With each passing day, the scale of the COVID-19 crisis and its consequences are becoming ever more apparent and alarming. UNFPA, the United... Read more

27 March 2020
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The Fight Against Corona Virus: An Individual Responsibility

As a personal initiative, Mr. Faisal Bawa, a programme officer with the Gender Unit of the UNFPA office in Ghana, undertook a community outreach at the Ayi Mensah Police Station. The outreach... Read more

19 March 2020
Press Release

UN to ramp up support for Member States to contain and mitigate COVID-19 pandemic in West & Central Africa

United Nations Agencies of West and Central Africa are ramping up their support to Member States in the region, to adequately prepare for and respond to the growing number of cases of the coronavirus... Read more

8 March 2020
Statement

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on International Women's Day, 8 March 2020

This International Women's Day, we celebrate the icons who blazed the trail towards gender equality. We now look to today’s generation of activists, women who are shaping a vision of a better... Read more

5 March 2020
Press Release

UNFPA statement on novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and pregnancy

UNFPA, the UN sexual and reproductive health agency, is closely monitoring and working with partners, governments and UN agencies to address the outbreak of the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19),... Read more

25 February 2020
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Equatorial Guinea Prime Minister Officially Opens UNFPA West and Central Africa Regional Planning Meeting

The Prime Minister of Equatorial Guinea, Francisco Pascual Obama Asue, officially opened the 2020 West and Central Africa Regional Planning Meeting (RPM) of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA... Read more

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