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20 September 2020
News

Population taskforces set to tackle population issues on local levels

UNFPA and the Ministry of Local Development are resuming their activities under the EU Support to Egypt’s National Population Strategy project, with workshops in five different governorates. A four-... Read more

13 September 2020
Video

Peer Cast - Episode 7

On this episode of Peer Cast, Dr. Amr Hassan, former Rapporteur of the National Population Council and gynecologist, discusses preventable maternal deaths and the importance of family planning. The... Read more

3 September 2020
News

National Population Strategy workshops resume with Ministry of Health and Population under precautionary measures

The EU Support to Egypt’s National Population Strategy has resumed its training activities with the Ministry of Health and Population, in cooperation with UNFPA, while taking all precautionary... Read more

2 September 2020
Video

Peer Cast - Episode 6

On this episode of Peer Cast, Dr. Amr Hassan, former Rapporteur of the National Population Council and gynecologist, answers the most pressing questions about pregnancy and COVID-19.  The podcast is... Read more

12 August 2020
Video

Peer Cast - Episode 5

Listen to this special episode of Peer Cast on the occasion of International Youth Day! This week, UNFPA Youth Specialist Dr. Manal Eid highlights the different ways throughwhich UNFPA engages with... Read more

31 July 2020
Video

Family planning unit works to ensure continuity of services amid COVID-19 outbreak

Nashwa Mohamed opens her notebook in front of her, picks up her phone and starts going over her list and dialing. An outreach worker at the Ahalina Family Planning Unit on the outskirts of Cairo,... Read more

31 July 2020
News

Joint Statement: The EU and UNFPA stand by Egypt in its fight against COVID-19

If we cannot stress enough how important handwashing, social distancing and wearing masks are to fight the spread of the pandemic, we, the UNFPA and the EU, want today, on the occasion of the... Read more

26 July 2020
Video

Peer Cast - Episode 5

Dr. Hala Sweed, Head of Department of Geriatrics, Faculty of Medicine at Ain Shams University, offers advice to young people on building their immunity and fending off viruses. She also reassures... Read more

11 July 2020
Video

A pregnant COVID-19 patient’s road to delivery and recovery

Just as soon as she started her 9th month of pregnancy, Mayada Reda started feeling feverish and had a slight cough. She began to worry when she lost her sense of taste and smell. “I texted my doctor... Read more

1 July 2020
Publications

EU Support of Egypt's National Population Strategy - Year 2 in Review

The EU Support to Egypt's National Population Strategy project is funded by the European Union and aims at increasing the use of voluntary, rights-based family planning through improved supply of... Read more

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