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14 June 2019
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Biography - Mr. Dereje Wordofa, UNFPA Deputy Executive Director in charge of Programmes

On April 16th 2019, UNFPA appointed Mr. Dereje Wordofa, Deputy Executive Director. A national of Ethiopia, he has over 28 years of successful experience in providing strategic leadership, advocacy,... Read more

14 June 2019
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UNFPA Deputy Executive Director and UN Assistant Secretary-General on official visit to Senegal and Sierra Leone

The Deputy Executive Director for the United Nations Populations Fund and UN Assistant Secretary-General, Mr. Dereje Wordofa The Deputy Executive Director for the United Nations Populations Fund and... Read more

11 June 2019
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Regional training workshop on Small Area Estimation

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: Focus on Integrated Health Centres

  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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Maiguizo Kané Mahamane Mansour, Sultan of Tessaoua, champion of maternal health

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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People-centered development is critical for our future to ensure the Africa We Want

  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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International Day to End Obstetric Fistula, 23 May 2019

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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UNFPA Regional Director in Benin

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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State of World Population 2019

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.

2018 Progress Report: Multiplying Strategic Partnerships and Scaling Up Successful Demographic Dividend Capture Initiatives

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

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