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11 August 2016
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Statement by Dr. Babatunde Ahonsi, UNFPA Representative at the endorsement of Mr. John Dumelo as obstetric fistula ambassador in Ghana

Obstetric fistula is almost exclusively a condition of the poorest, most vulnerable and most marginalized women and girls. It afflicts those who lack... Read more

19 July 2016
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Ghanaian youth plead: Stop prioritizing buying of funeral cloths over the payment of our school fees

Accra, Ghana -- The youth of Ghana have pleaded with their parents to consider paying their school fees as a matter of priority over buying of cloths for every funeral that comes their way. The plea... Read more

11 July 2016
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Statement by UNFPA Representative Babatunde Ahonsi at the World Population Day Commemorations

World Population Day, 11 July was instituted in 1989 as a unique opportunity to give special focus to population issues and how they influence the... Read more

27 June 2016
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Ghana’s Chief Justice mentors head porters (kayayei)

The Chief Justice Theodora Georgina Wood said “safeguarding the rule of law is a collective responsibility and we all need to keep this in our minds as we raise the next generation of selfless... Read more

16 June 2016
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Remarks on behalf of UNFPA’s Representative, Dr. Babatunde Ahonsi on the occasion of the 9th Annual Mentoring Programme

I am excited to be part of the 9th annual mentoring programme initiated by the Honourable Lady Chief Justice when she took the high office in 2007.... Read more

8 June 2016
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Remarks on behalf of Babatunde Ahonsi, UNFPA Representative at the YAWA National Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Summit

On behalf of the United Nations and UNFPA and on my own behalf, I wish to congratulate Marie Stopes and all its partners for organizing the 1st ‘No... Read more

6 June 2016
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Take it to others as you have heard it on fistula

The Deputy Regional Minister of the Upper East Region, Dr. Robert Baba Kuganab-Lem, has advised all males to take the message of ending obstetric fistula to other men as they have heard it spoken to... Read more

23 May 2016
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STATEMENT BY DR. BABATUNDE AHONSI, REPRESENTATIVE OF UNITED NATIONS POPULATION FUND AT THE LAUNCH OF THE INTERNATIONAL DAY TO END OBSTETRIC FISTULA IN BAWKU

I bring you warm greetings from Accra as well as from the Executive Director of UNFPA Babatunde Osotimehin. This is the 4th in the series of... Read more

10 May 2016
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Midwives are the heart beats of every pregnant woman and newborn

The 2016 International Day of the Midwife was observed in a forum at the University of Cape Coast Medical School Auditorium in the Central region on the 5th of May 2016 under the theme: Women and... Read more

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