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27 June 2022
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A Comprehensive Condom Programming Strategy For PNG

Condoms are central to preventing the spread of sexually transmitted infections and preventing unplanned pregnancies. A new collaborative strategy... Read more

10 June 2022
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20 Years of Change and a Long Way to Go: Three Women Saving the Lives of Women and Babies in Buka General Hospital

In the grounds of Buka General Hospital, dozens of women are waiting to be seen. They wait in the maternity ward, at the antenatal clinic, and in the outpatient clinic.  They are waiting to be seen... Read more

7 June 2022
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PNG Youths Empowered in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Advocacy

More than 100 16-30 year olds across Papua New Guinea completed an online training program which equips young people with the knowledge and skills to... Read more

31 May 2022
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World Environment Day 2022: Population, Environmental Protection, and the Demographic Dividend

Ahead of World Environment Day on June 5, UNFPA has joined UN agencies in support of the Protected Areas Forum, a week long conference hosted by the... Read more

29 May 2022
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UNFPA's Isaac, Bronwyn, Rachel, and Rosemary show off their bracelets at a Menstrual Hygiene Day event in Port Moresby.

World Menstrual Hygiene Day - End Period Poverty Now

For this year’s World Menstrual Hygiene Day, UNFPA in partnership with UNCDF, UNICEF and youth networks, hosted a series of Menstrual Hygiene Day... Read more

27 May 2022
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A Step Forward for Sexuality Education with New Learning Sessions

UNFPA is supporting the roll of the Comprehensive Sexuality Education curriculum nationally, and a recent workshop introduced key stakeholders to the... Read more

24 May 2022
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Attendees of IPPF and UNFPA conference in Port Moresby

PNG Youth Unite in Support of Improved Family Planning

The Spotlight Initiative in Papua New Guinea is working with youth leaders and networks to improve adolescent’s access sexual and reproductive health... Read more

23 May 2022
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Midwife promotes maternal health care to the public in Buka on the International Day for Midwives 2022

International Day to End Obstetric Fistula: Renewed Calls for Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights for All

In a country where just 56% of births are attended by a skilled professional, the incidence of obstetric fistula may be well above estimates. UNFPA... Read more

16 May 2022
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Three young people in orange with condoms and sexual health information pamphlets in market.

Protecting Families with Improved Health Information: International Day for Families 2022

Healthy families are the fundamental basis of PNG society. This is enshrined in both the constitution and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights... Read more

5 May 2022
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100 Years Young: PNG Midwives Celebrate Centenary of the International Confederation of Midwives and Embrace Life-Saving Technologies

This year, the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM), which began as the International Midwives Union in Belgium, turns 100 years old. Since... Read more

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