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14 May 2020
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By Alanna Armitage Across Europe, from Spain to Serbia, care homes for older people have become hotspots of COVID-19 infections. According to the World Health Organization, residents of long-term... Read more
13 May 2020
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  The protection of health workers, in particular midwives, nurses, obstetricians and anesthesiologists, must be prioritized as critical and lifesaving and they should be provided with personal... Read more
5 May 2020
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Celebrating midwives, unsung heroes on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day of the Midwife, 5 May 2020 As the world... Read more
1 May 2020
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The situation with coronavirus in the Republic of Uzbekistan and around the world remains tense. Health workers, many of whom are women, are at the forefront of the fight against the deadly virus.... Read more
28 April 2020
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More than 47 million women could lose access to contraception, leading to 7 million unintended pregnancies in the coming months. NEW YORK – As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, the number of women... Read more
18 April 2020
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Analysis of the Hotline calls received during the period of 10-16 April 2020 Hotline service launched by the Gender Commission of the Republic of Uzbekistan jointly with UNFPA and Civil Initiatives... Read more
17 April 2020
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"No to Violence" Telegram channel starts its functioning Pandemics compound existing gender inequalities and vulnerabilities, increasing risks of abuse. In times of crisis such as an outbreak, women... Read more
11 April 2020
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UNFPA prioritizes strengthened response capacities for helpline functioning under the Gender Commission during COVID pandemic Hotline service has been established with a view of providing support to... Read more
8 April 2020
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UNFPA initiated Rapid needs assessment (RNA) for female health care workers who are on the frontlines of COVID-19 response.  RNA was circulated through the professional medical social networks of the... Read more
7 April 2020
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World Health Day: Protecting midwives to keep women and babies safe amid the COVID-19 pandemic On this World Health Day, we mark the first International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife. Midwives... Read more

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