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28 May 2020
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Women and Girls on Periods Need More Support During Pandemics

“Periods are a natural occurrence and they don’t stop during pandemics.” With these remarks, the Minister of Health Senator Lizzie Nkosi marked Eswatini’ s historic Menstrual Hygiene Day in Mbabane... Read more

28 May 2020
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Improving Teachers' Understanding of Child Beahaviour thorugh Life-skils Workshops

As schools are closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, one may assume teachers are idle at home. However, they are using this opportunity to better themselves in anticipation for the re-opening day. At... Read more

22 May 2020
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UNFPA’s Plan For Tackling Gender Based Violence In Communities During Covid-19

It’s woe unto violence perpetrators in communities as UNFPA, Women and the Law Southern Africa and Manzini Regional Member of Parliament hold talks on using paralegals as champions for eliminating... Read more

15 May 2020
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Midwives & Nurses Deserve To Be A Priority In COVID-19 Response

“Government, agencies and other development partners must prioritise the safety of midwives in COVID-19 response,” urged UNFPA Acting Head of Office Ms Margaret Thwala-Tembe. Thwala-Tembe said this... Read more

17 April 2020
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Senator Lizzie Nkosi and AHO Margaret Thwala-Tembe

UNFPA ESWATINI ROBUST IN SERVING THE MOST VULNERABLE

Fine wine matures with time, so are good relationships. That also can be said with UNFPA’s commitment to serving society’s susceptible especially pregnant women. This was evident today, as the... Read more

15 April 2020
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Frontline Health Care Workers Should Remain Protected from COVID-19

In war times, nations rely on the army for protection, and the same is expected of health workers in the wake of disease outbreaks. However, one headline; COVID-19 suspect patient dies while awaiting... Read more

9 April 2020
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UNFPA IN ESWATINI ENSURES HEALTH WORKER’S SAFETY THROUGH PROVISION OF PROTECTIVE GEAR

A real friend is one that walks in when others walk out. This saying became a reality when UNFPA Eswatini, in a bid to curb the spread of COVID-19 on healthcare worker, presented Personnel Protective... Read more

20 March 2020
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Eswatini Government and UNFPA launch the results of the 2017 Eswatini Population and Housing Census

On Friday the 20th of March 2020, the Government of the Kingdom of Eswatini in collaboration with UNFPA; the United Nations sexual reproductive health agency launched the 5-volumed 2017 Eswatini... Read more

6 March 2020
Statement

UNFPA statement on novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and pregnancy

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

24 May 2019
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People-centered development is critical for Africa's future to ensure the Africa We Want

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia—UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, recommitted to the revolutionary decision taken at the 1994 International Conference on Population and... Read more

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