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18 July 2017
Press Release
UN Namibia warns public about scammers

UN Namibia warns public about scammers

The United Nations (UN) System in Namibia (UN Namibia) would like to warn the Namibian public to beware of scams implying association with UN Namibia and its agencies and/or its programmes. Recently... Read more

5 June 2017
Press Release
Dr. Natalia Kanem, Acting UNFPA Executive Director

Natalia Kanem Named Acting UNFPA Executive Director

Following the untimely death of UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, the United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, has named Dr. Natalia Kanem as Acting Executive Director of... Read more

5 June 2017
News
Elizabeth Kazapua is highly motivated by the changes in efficiency she witnesses at Epako Clinic as a result of the new model of service delivery. © UNFPA Namibia / Emma Mbekele

How a Namibian health clinic has destigmatized HIV and boosted efficiency

Gobabis, Omaheke Region, Namibia — Each day, single mother Elizabeth Kazapua rises at 4.30 a.m. and begins her hour-long journey by foot to work at the site of a ground-breaking pilot project at... Read more

2 June 2017
News
Adv. Gawanas flanked by Tewodros Melesse, IPPF Executive Director and Dr. Naomi Seboni, IPPF President.

Former AU Commissioner for Social Affairs Adv. Bience Gawanas speaks about IPPF award

WINDHOEK, NAMIBIA - The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) recognised former African Union (AU) Commissioner for Social Affairs Advocate Bience Gawanas, who is currently the Special... Read more

30 May 2017
Press Release
3)	H.E. Adv. Gawanas with her daughter Amakhoe, son Sinan and grandson Hodago at the award ceremony.

Congratulations H.E. Adv. Bience Gawanas on receiving IPPF 2016 Award

WINDHOEK, NAMIBIA - The United Nations Population Fund Namibia Country Office extends heartiest congratulations to H.E. Advocate Bience Gawanas, former African Union (AU) Commissioner for Social... Read more

24 May 2017
Statement

Executive Director Statement on the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula

United Nations, New York, 23 May 2016 - Obstetric fistula is almost exclusively a condition of the poorest, most vulnerable and most marginalized women and girls. It afflicts those who lack access to... Read more

17 May 2017

Investments in male condoms save lives, make economic gains for countries

UNITED NATIONS, New York - Increasing investments in procuring and distributing male condoms provides a significant economic returns for countries with scarce resources, a new study finds. The study... Read more

15 May 2017

Govt’s priority is to improve maternal health

Windhoek, Namibia -Improving the health status of mothers and children is one of the important priorities for the Namibian government, according to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). Loide... Read more

9 May 2017
News

How a Namibian health clinic has destigmatized HIV and boosted efficiency

Gobabis, Omaheke Region, Namibia — Each day, single mother Elizabeth Kazapua rises at 4.30 a.m. and begins her hour-long journey by foot to work at the site of a ground-breaking pilot project at... Read more

25 April 2017
Press Release

UNFPA wins Webby Award

UNITED NATIONS, New York - UNFPA has won the Webby Award and the Webby People's Voice Award in the category of Best Use of Photography for the web feature, "16 Girls, 16 Stories of... Read more

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