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13 March 2019
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UNFPA Afghanistan gets new Country Representative
The new UNFPA Afghanistan Country Representative, Mr. Koffi Kouame, officially assumed his duties at the UNFPA Afghanistan Country Office after presenting his Letter of Credence to the Ministry of... Read more
2 February 2019
Press Release
Kabul, 2 February 2019 – The Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in collaboration with UNFPA Afghanistan and other international health partners today convened a one-day national summit... Read more
18 December 2018
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Young people make their voices heard
UNFPA Afghanistan supported the third session of the Afghan Youth Parliament held on 6-8 December 2018 at Parliament House in Kabul. The event, which was inaugurated by Second Vice President H.E... Read more
13 December 2018
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Changing lives through obstetric repair surgery
Tackling obstetric fistula – which causes life-changing health problems for women – is a key feature of UNFPA Afghanistan’s work. UNFPA supported the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) in establishing... Read more
26 November 2018
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Fauzia arrived at the UNFPA supported Family Protection Centre (FPC) in Herat Province in an extremely bad psychological and physical condition, with visible wounds and injuries to her body, from... Read more
9 September 2018
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In collaboration with the Afghanistan National Statistics and Information Authority (NSIA), UNFPA organized a workshop with Ministry of Public Health, Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, Martyrs... Read more
9 September 2018
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“I still hear my mother’s cries and moans in pain. I can recall how exhausted she finally was before she surrendered to death”, says Freshta a student of midwifery at the Herat Institute of Health... Read more
9 September 2018
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Last year, in August 2018, we saw President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani and the Dr Abdullah Abdullah formally welcome the National Youth Parliament of Afghanistan and publically acknowledge this positive... Read more
9 September 2018
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UNFPA in Afghanistan provides technical and financial support to the Afghanistan National Statistics and Information Authority (NSIA) in its lead role of data for development generation, management,... Read more
17 July 2018
Press Release
  Only 20 per cent of currently married women use a modern method of contraceptive, Family planning can help avert maternal and neonatal mortality and morbidity, Family planning can improve the... Read more

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