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16 July 2018

One of us: People with disabilities advocate for inclusive sexual and reproductive health

SKOPJE, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia — Daniela’s brown eyes sparkle when she remembers the day her son was born. “They woke me up with the words, ‘You have a healthy baby boy,’” she... Read more

14 July 2018

The Opening of the First Sexual Assault Referral Centers

The Sexual Assault Referral Centers have been opened today in three cities – Kumanovo, Tetovo and Skopje. The main event took place at the Kumanovo general hospital in the presence of the national... Read more

11 July 2018

World Population Day 11 July - Family Planning is a Human Right

Fifty years ago, the world declared that “parents have a basic human right to determine freely and responsibly the number and the spacing of their children,” at the United Nations International... Read more

10 May 2018
Press Release
Signing an Agreement

UNFPA and Government signed an Agreement for a mutual contribution to reduce maternal and neonatal mortality

   The Minister of Health Mr. Venko Filipche and the UNFPA Country Director Mrs Doina Bologa today in Skopje signed an Agreement for a mutual contribution for implementing the measures for reducing... Read more

12 June 2017

Youth and Advocacy: Platforms for better cooperation with institutions

Youth network Y-Peer in cooperation with Organization for Social Innovation – ARNO and supported by UNFPA CO in Skopje, organized the first workshop for network members titled “Advocacy to ensure... Read more

22 May 2017

National Strategy HIV 2017 – 2021

The final workshop for drafting of the National Strategy for HIV 2017-2021 was organized by Ministry of Health, WHO and with the support of UNFPA CO in Skopje. The main focus of the workshop was on... Read more

7 April 2017

Development of SRH Action Plan 2010 - 2020

The Ministry of Health, supported by UNFPA and in partnership with NGO H.E.R.A. is organizing a series of workshops for the development of SRH Action Plan 2017-2020, following the mid-term assessment... Read more

9 May 2016

A Race for Gender Equality

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... Read more

5 May 2016

International Day of the Midwife 2016

Midwives: health heroes for women, adolescent girls and newborns : Statement by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director, UNFPA, The United Nations Population Fund On this International Day of... Read more

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... Read more