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14 May 2020
Press Release
COTABATO CITY, Mindanao, The Philippines - Healthcare frontliners of Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) received more than 130,000 pieces of personal protective equipment (PPE)... Read more
5 May 2020
News
LEYTE/ EASTERN VISAYAS, The Philippines -- Faithjoy “Joy” Abuyabor, is a 41-year-old registered midwife. While helping pregnant women is her vocation, Joy herself too is five (5) months pregnant now... Read more
5 May 2020
Statement
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day of the Midwife, 5 May 2020   As the world battles COVID-19, women continue to get pregnant and babies are still being... Read more
28 April 2020
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28 April 2020, Batangas City, The Philippines -  “I have not gone back home for almost two months,” said Dr. Mario Manaor Jr., a 31-year-old doctor from Batangas Medical Center (BATMC), located in... Read more
6 April 2020
Press Release
MANILA,  Philippines, 06 April  2020 – the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), and World Food Programme (WFP)... Read more
18 March 2020
News
Manila, Philippines, 18 March 2020 – To augment the ongoing response by the Philippine Department of Health (DOH) to the rapidly escalating COVID-19 outbreak in the country, the United Nations... Read more
24 February 2020
Press Release
MANILA, Philippines, 24 February 2020 — The Government of Japan will provide a grant aid over 147 million Japanese Yen (approximately 1.35 million US Dollar, or 68.9 million Philippine Peso) through... Read more
11 February 2020
News
BATANGAS, The Philippines - Mary Jean Acarpo, 37, was 7 months pregnant when it happened.  She was not prepared for it.  “Payapa naman nung umaga --- hindi namin alam kung ano ang susunod na... Read more
2 February 2020
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Dr. Dollie Prado was recalling local health staff often spent around 4 hours every day in the afternoons just to record patient details and accomplish reports for various health programs.  This left... Read more
31 January 2020
News
NORTHERN SAMAR, Philippines – “An akon kaniring kay mawawara an akon anak (I was trembling and afraid that I may lose my baby).” Two months have passed, but a 30-year-old Cris Puaso from Barangay... Read more

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