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30 March 2020

UNFPA prioritizes reproductive health in COVID-19 response

With the COVID-19 outbreak straining public health systems globally, UNFPA Egypt is working with national partners, UN agencies and private sector to support the fight against the pandemic and ensure... Read more

26 March 2020

Women, girls, health workers must not be overlooked in global COVID-19 response

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem  With each passing day, the scale of the COVID-19 crisis and its consequences are becoming ever more apparent and alarming. UNFPA, the United... Read more

8 March 2020

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on International Women's Day, 8 March 2020

This International Women's Day, we celebrate the icons who blazed the trail towards gender equality. We now look to today’s generation of activists, women who are shaping a vision of a better... Read more

5 March 2020

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

16 February 2020

Service providers at Aswan family planning unit showcase efforts to end unmet need for family planning

As an outreach worker, 29-year-old Esraa realizes the importance of talking to women about the benefits of family planning on their own health as well as their children’s. The outreach worker is one... Read more

6 February 2020

Unleashing Youth Power: A Decade of Accelerating Actions Towards Zero Female Genital Mutilation

Joint statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem, UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore and UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka and WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros... Read more

31 January 2020

UN Egypt statement on the death of Nada Abdel Maqsoud, victim of Female Genital Mutilation

The United Nations in Egypt is deeply saddened by the recent tragic death of 12-year-old Nada Hassan Abdel Maqsoud in Assiut Governorate while undergoing Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) at the hands... Read more

26 December 2019

Family planning campaign reaches over 200,000 women in nine governorates

The Ministry of Health and Population’s Family Planning Sector, in collaboration with UNFPA, concluded the fourth round of the “Your Right to Plan” campaign in nine governorates, funded by the ... Read more

22 December 2019

Alexandria to pilot Al-Wessam automated programme

UNFPA and the Ministry of Health and Population’s Family Planning Sector held two training sessions on the automated programme for indicators' registration and analysis for family planning clinics’... Read more

8 December 2019

Nurses trained on new curriculum combining family planning counseling in maternal programs

The Ministry of Health and Population held training workshops targeting nurses to introduce the comprehensive curriculum that integrates family planning counseling in maternal and vaccination... Read more