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6 June 2020
News

UNFPA distributes mama-baby bags to encourage pregnant women to use health services

Freetown, Sierra Leone, 5 June 2020 - The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)  has commenced the distribution of mama-baby bags to mothers in the maternity wards of selected health facilities.... Read more

2 June 2020
Press Release

Joint United Nations–34 Military Hospital COVID-19 Treatment Centre Commissioned

Freetown, Sierra Leone, 29 May 2020 – The United Nations in Sierra Leone has successfully constructed and handed over a specialized COVID-19 treatment centre at the 34 Military Hospital to the... Read more

23 May 2020
Statement

End gender inequality! End health inequities! End fistula now!

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula     Last November, the world convened in Nairobi to celebrate the tremendous gains of the... Read more

23 May 2020
Press Release

UNFPA marks International Day to End Obstetric Fistula

  Freetown, Sierra Leone, 23 May 2020 -  The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) joined the rest of the world in celebrating the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula, with the theme "End... Read more

12 May 2020
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UNFPA supports the Ministry of Health and Sanitation to preposition contraceptives and life-saving maternal health medicines

FREETOWN, 11 May 2020 - The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is supporting the Ministry of Health and Sanitation to preposition contraceptives and life-saving maternal health medicines to all... Read more

6 May 2020
Press Release

UNFPA Sierra Leone celebrates midwives on the International Day of the Midwife

FREETOWN, 5 May 2020 - The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Sierra Leone joined the world in marking the International Day of the Midwife  on 5 May 2020. The International Day of the Midwife... Read more

5 May 2020
Statement

Celebrating midwives, unsung heroes on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day of the Midwife   As the world battles COVID-19, women continue to get pregnant and babies are still being born. ... Read more

25 April 2020
Press Release

UNFPA Sierra Leone partners with Africell Sierra Leone to promote sexual and reproductive health information

Freetown, Sierra Leone, 23 April 2020 - The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) on Tuesday, 21 April 2020, entered into a partnership with Africell (SL) Limited, through a Memorandum of... Read more

10 April 2020
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UNFPA Sierra Leone provides technical support to radio teaching programme

Freetown, April 9, 2020: The Ministry of Basic and Senior School Education (MBSSE) and the Teaching Service Commission have launched a radio teaching programme for children and adolescents covering... Read more

7 April 2020
Statement

World Health Day: Protecting midwives to keep women and babies safe amid the COVID-19 pandemic

On this World Health Day, we mark the first International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife. Midwives are central to everything we do at UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health... Read more

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