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27 March 2022

UNFPA Western Balkans joint efforts in eliminating cervical cancer

Skopje/Prishtina/Belgrade/Sarajevo - UNFPA has worked on cervical cancer prevention since 2014, including a lot of successful interventions in the... Read more

24 February 2022

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr Natalia Kanem on women and girls in Ukraine

UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, is deeply concerned about the escalation of conflict in Ukraine. Unless tensions... Read more

18 February 2022

UNFPA mobile clinics: Gynecologist exam, after many years

A few months ago, the UNFPA mobile gynecological ambulances were established by the Gynecology Clinic in Skopje, North Macedonia, followed by a route... Read more

9 December 2021

Prevention and Protection against Gender-Based Violence - a Joint Project of UNFPA and the British Embassy in Skopje

Skopje, 09 December 2021 - The panel discussion on the topic: "Istanbul Convention and the new Law on Prevention and Protection of Violence... Read more

2 December 2021

A Decade of Demographic Resilience 2022-2032 begins - preparing the countries for demographic changes

Skopje, 2 December 2021 - On December 1 and 2, 2021 a Ministerial Conference "Shaping the Demographic Future" was held in Sofia, Bulgaria... Read more

25 November 2021

"Don’t be quiet, don’t endure, end it" – end violence against women and girls

Skopje, 25 November 2021 - "Don’t be quiet, don’t endure, end it" is this year's motto under which North Macedonia joined the global... Read more

21 November 2021

Older People Care Week - assistance and services for older persons

Skopje, 21 November 2021 - The "Older People Care Week" was marked from November 15 to 21, during which the Red Cross mobile teams,... Read more

11 July 2021

Birth rates dipped further when COVID-19 hit. But it’s time to stop worrying about numbers

The focus on birth rates misses the point, writes Alanna Armitage on today’s World Population Day. What matters is building countries where people... Read more

5 May 2021
Press Release

New report sounds the alarm on global shortage of 900,000 midwives

UNITED NATIONS, New York, 5 May 2021 -- Millions of lives of women and newborns are lost, and millions more experience ill health or injury, because... Read more

5 May 2021

Trust the evidence: invest in midwives

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem for International Day of the Midwife - 5 May 2021