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29 May 2020
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SKOPJE, North Macedonia — When the time came for Marija Matovska to give birth, she and her husband had more than the usual worries of first-time parents on their minds. As they rushed to the... Read more
18 May 2020
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By Alanna Armitage Across Europe, from Spain to Serbia, care homes for older people have become hotspots of COVID-19 infections. According to the World Health Organization, residents of long-term... Read more
5 May 2020
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day of the Midwife, 5 May 2020 As the world battles COVID-19, women continue to get pregnant and babies are still being... Read more
28 April 2020
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New York, USA  -​ As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, the number of women unable to access family planning, facing unintended pregnancies, gender-based violence and other harmful practices could... Read more
8 April 2020
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SKOPJE, North Macedonia — Irena Lozana knew something was wrong when her son Kan stopped talking and began to withdraw from other people, preferring to play alone. “Building typical friendships and... Read more
7 April 2020
Press Release
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
2 April 2020
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Skopje, North Macedonia - Today, the UNFPA Office in North Macedonia made a donation in hygiene products aiming at helping women, pregnant women and the elderly, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic... Read more
27 March 2020
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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
20 March 2020
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UNITED NATIONS, New York – As the COVID-19 pandemic rages around the world, governments are taking unprecedented measures to limit the spread of the virus, ramping up health system responses and... Read more
6 March 2020
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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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