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11 May 2020
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Girls and Young Women are Agents of Change in the COVID-19 Response in Mozambique

"I have informed the girls from my safe space and other community members about how they can prevent themselves from COVID-19, that they need to distance themselves from each other, always wash their... Read more

7 May 2020
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Ensuring safe pregnancy & childbirth during #COVID19: the critical role of Maternal Child Health Nurses in Mozambique

This year, the world commemorates midwives under the theme, ‘Midwives – Celebrate. Demonstrate. Mobilize. Unite.’ Laurinda Namacala, a maternal and child health (MCH) nurse (also referred to as a ‘... Read more

5 May 2020
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COVID-19 is changing the field of midwifery

This piece first appeared in Jornal Noticas to mark International Day of the Midwives.   COVID-19 is changing the field of midwifery Opinion editorial By: Andrea M. Wojnar, Resident Representative,... Read more

28 April 2020
Press Release

New UNFPA projections predict calamitous impact on women’s health as COVID-19 pandemic continues

More than 47 million women could lose access to contraception, leading to 7 million unintended pregnancies in the coming months. New York, USA, 27 April 2020 - As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, the... Read more

9 April 2020
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Putting women and young girls first: new health tents installed to protect the most vulnerable from COVID-19

This week, the Provincial Health Directorate of Cabo Delgado (DPS) - through the support of UNFPA - delivered and installed six new tents across four health units in the district of Pemba. The... Read more

9 April 2020
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Leaving No One Behind: ITC solutions to educate youth, the disabled, and rural populations in local languages to reduce the spread of COVID-19: 3 unique partnerships

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted and imposed new realities and challenges on us all, particularly on adolescents and youth. Simultaneously, this pandemic has triggered an unprecedented demand for... Read more

7 April 2020
Statement

Statement of the Executive Director on World Health Day. 7 April

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... Read more

12 March 2020
Press Release

One Year After Cyclone Idai, UNFPA In Mozambique Continues To Support Government's Efforts On The Ground

PRESS RELEASE   Maputo, Mozambique - 14 March 2020, marks one year since Cyclone Idai made landfall in Mozambique. Subsequent flash flooding and continued high winds caused massive destruction across... Read more

11 March 2020
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A safe space for women and girls: finding strength after a crisis

On my flight from Maputo to Beira last Wednesday (February 11), I thought about my son. I realized that as a working mom, I have had to leave him enough times and I feel sad to be away from him. But... Read more

9 March 2020
Statement

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

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