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5 May 2017

Midwives, Mothers and Families: Partners for Life

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin for the International Day of the Midwife, 5 May 2017 UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, celebrates the heroic and life-saving work that midwives do every day, often in very trying circumstances. Thanks to midwives, millions of women each year are able to

9 May 2016

Skopje Marathon with UNFPA, UNDP and UN Women promoting SDG 5

Masked runners, paragliders and mystery footprints make the 2016 Skopje Marathon a race for gender equality This year’s Skopje Marathon saw over 8,000 runners from 46 different countries gather in the capital to test their stamina—some of them bracing themselves to endure the full 42 kilometres, some  warming up for the half-

14 April 2016

Saving lives: UNFPA at service on the Balkan refugee migrant route

“In the past two month we saved the lives of two newborns thanks to the medical equipment that UNFPA provided to the Hospital in Gevgelija, says Dr. Ventci Chalkov, the leading gynecologist in the region covering a population of 50.000 people and additionally providing free of charge services to the refugee/migrant women

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