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2 February 2017

Personal tragedy drives UNFPA Representative to dedicate career to improve mother’s lives

Port Moresby, PAPUA NEW GUINEA -- Mr. Koffi Kouame, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) new Representative to Papua New Guinea, was three years old when his mum passed away. That incident heavily influenced his career. “I lost my mother in my early life. That was a big challenge for me when I was a boy growing up in West

1 February 2017

Meet the people quietly dispatching life saving medical supplies around PNG

LAE, Port Moresby -- Inside the boxes that stack up around Rigo Guas are medicines that will help change the lives of many women in his community. Mr. Guas works at the regional Area Medical Store in Lae, Papua New Guinea’s (PNG) second largest city which receives, records and then dispatches thousands of boxes of critical

1 February 2017

Once in a decade survey in PNG now underway

LAE, Papua New Guinea -- A nationwide survey of more than 19,000 Papua New Guinean households is being conducted to get a snapshot of country’s population and health indicators. United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has partnered with PNG’s National Statistics Office and others to support the 2016 Demographic and Health Survey


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