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17 December 2020

UNFPA Representative discusses issues of cooperation with Deputy Prime Minister of Ethiopia

The new UNFPA Country Representative, Dennia Gayle, discussed issues of cooperation with the Government of Ethiopia when she presented today her credentials to H.E. Demeke Mekonnen, Deputy Prime... Read more

17 December 2020

Universal Health Coverage day commemorated

The national commemoration of the Universal Health Care day was held today. The event which was organized by the Consortium of Reproductive Health Associations (CORHA) involved various partners.... Read more

12 December 2020

Let’s stop treating sexual and reproductive health care as anything less than essential

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem International Universal Health Coverage Day 12 December 2020   When universal health coverage became an agreed global goal just five years... Read more

9 December 2020

Consultative workshop calls for improved access to health services for vulnerable youth

UNFPA in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and other partners today held a high level national consultative workshop aimed at strengthening multi-sectoral response to ensure the health and... Read more

8 December 2020

Panel discussion held on the role of FBOs in the fight against gender-based violence

A panel discussion UNFPA jointly organized with the Norwegian Church Aid today deliberated on the unique role of faith-based organizations (FBOs) in the fight against gender-based violence and... Read more

4 December 2020

UNFPA partnered to launch campaign against gender-based violence

UNFPA partnered with the African Renaissance and Diaspora Network (ARDN) to launch in Ethiopia today the Red Card Campaign against all forms of discrimination and violence against women and girls.... Read more

2 December 2020

UNFPA supported One Stop Center launched

A One Stop Center established at the premises of the Dilla University Referral Hospital with financial and technical support of UNFPA was inaugurated today. The center will provide services to... Read more

23 November 2020

UNFPA jointly organizes training on sexual and reproductive health in emergencies

The training of trainers on Minimum Initial Service Package (MISP) for sexual and reproductive health in emergencies which UNFPA organized together with the Ethiopian Public Health Institute and the... Read more

12 November 2020
Press Release

Despite global COVID-19 crisis, governments uphold support for women’s and girls’ health and rights, one year after historic Summit

New York, 12 November 2020 - As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take a heavy toll on the health and economies of countries around the world, governments, non-governmental organizations,... Read more

23 October 2020

UNFPA and CSA jointly advocate on setting up IMIS in Somali Region

A two-day advocacy meeting was organized in the Somali Region between 21 and 22 October on the importance of establishing the multi-sectoral web-based Integrated Management Information System (IMIS... Read more