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26 February 2021
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Demographic and Health Challenges Facing Albania in the 21st Century

Tirana, 26 February 2021 – Today UNFPA Albania presented a detailed analysis of Demographic and Health Challenges facing Albania in the 21st Century. Prepared by a group of experts in the fields of... Read more

19 February 2021
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“Adolescent and Youth Abuse in Albania” – an in-depth analysis of several reports and surveys in the last decade

Tirana, 19 February 2021 - Today UNFPA and the Albanian Parliament organized a hearing session for the presentation of the main findings of the report Adolescent and Youth Abuse in Albania, prepared... Read more

21 October 2020
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Expanding Choices project to promote family-friendly policies launches in Albania

TIRANA, Albania – The project “Expanding Choices: Gender-Responsive Family Policies for the Private Sector in the Western Balkans and Moldova” was launched today in Albania by the United Nations... Read more

30 June 2020
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SHE COUNTS: A SIMPLE TRUTH TO END HARMFUL PRACTICES AGAINST WOMEN AND GIRLS

In a village in remote far-western Nepal, Rachana Sunar fought her father’s plans to marry her off when she was barely 15, pursuing higher studies instead. Today she’s an internationally renowned... Read more

5 May 2020
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Mothers, midwives risking their lives to bring new life into the world

Around the world, May is a time to celebrate mothers and the health workers who help them enter motherhood. Dozens of countries observe Mother’s Day in May and, on 5 May, the International Day of the... Read more

4 May 2020
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UNFPA and the Fund for Mandatory Health Care Insurance partner to assist lonely older persons with chronic diseases

UNFPA and the Fund for Mandatory Health Care Insurance (FMHCI) entered a partnership to protect the health of the older persons from COVID-19 infection and respond to their immediate needs for care.... Read more

28 April 2020
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UNFPA donates PPE to Tirana maternity hospitals

Tirana, April 28, 2020 - United Nations Agency for Sexual and Reproductive Health, UNFPA in Albania, through the Representative of the Office, Dr. Manuela Bello handed over today, in the presence of... Read more

7 April 2020
Statement

Protecting midwives to keep women and babies safe amid the COVID-19 pandemic

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Health Day On this World Health Day, we mark the first International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife. Midwives are central to... Read more

10 March 2020
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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

6 November 2019
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National Consultation on Family Planning and Cervical Cancer Prevention in Albania

Tirana - Do women in Albania fulfill their right to voluntary family planning and prevention of cervical cancer? This is the question UNFPA raised in the national consultation held today at the... Read more

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