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The State of the World's Midwifery 2021

Publication

The State of the World’s Midwifery (SoWMy) 2021 builds on previous reports in the SoWMy series and represents an unprecedented effort to document the whole world’s Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Adolescent Health (SRMNAH) workforce, with a particular focus on midwives. It calls for urgent investment in midwives to enable them to fulfil their potential to contribute towards UHC and the SDG agenda.

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UNFPA The Gambia 2020 Annual Report

Annual Report

The UNFPA The Gambia 2020 Annual Report documents UNFPA's life-saving interventions to realise the three transformative results in The Gambia during the course of 2020. It also amplifies human-interest stories around our investments in the country.

We recognise te contributions of all our donors and partners for supporting the work we do to deliver impact to the communities we serve, especially women and young people.

Despite a tough year as we have all experienced, the transformative interventions we have led could not have been possible without the commitment and hard work of the team at the Country Office. 

 

We hope you will enjoy reading the document and find it useful.

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UNFPA The Gambia COVID-19 Situation Report No.3

Situation Report

As of 31 July 2020, The Gambia recorded 671 confimed COVID-19 cases, out of which there were 79 recoveries and 14 fatalities. 

This situation report provides an overview of the current situation in the country and UNFPA's efforts to support the National Response in July 2020.

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UNFPA The Gambia COVID-19 Situation Report No.2

Situation Report

As of 30 June 2020, The Gambia recorded 49 confimed COVID-19 cases, out of which there were 26 recoveries and 2 fatalities. 

This situation report provides an overview of the current situation in the country and UNFPA's efforts to support the National Response in June 2020.

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State of World Population 2020

State of World Population Report

Defying the practices that harm women and girls and undermine equality

Every year, millions of girls are subjected to practices that harm them physically and emotionally, with the full knowledge and consent of their families, friends and communities.

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UNFPA The Gambia 2019 Annual Report

Annual Report

2019 was the year of strengthened partnerships and renewed commitments for the empowerment of women, adolescents and young people, as it marked the 25th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development and 50 years of UNFPA's existence. This report highlights UNFPA’s life-saving work in The Gambia in the course of the year to end preventable maternal death, end unmet need for family planning and end Gender-Based Violence and harmful practices and also shows the Country Office's UNFPA@50 and ICPD25 efforts to accelerate the realisation of the ICPD Programme of Action and ensure rights and choices for all in The Gambia. 

The report also documents human interest stories showing the impact of our investments in realising each of the 3 transformative results and highlights the work we did through the support of the Secretary General’s Peacebuilding Fund.

We hope you enjoy reading this document as we look forward to realising greater results in 2020.

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We hope you enjoy reading this document as we look forward to realising greater results in 2020.

Happy reading!

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Accelerating the Promise: The Report on the Nairobi Summit on ICPD25

Publication

The report captures the unique essence and substance of the Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 held in November 2019, which brought together over 8000 delegates from accross the world, to renew their commitments to finish the unfnished business of ensuring righst and choices for all and realise the ideals of the ICPD Programme of Action. 

 

Watch video highlights of the summit.

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UNFPA The Gambia COVID-19 Situation Report No.1

Situation Report

As of 31 May 2020, The Gambia recorded 25 confimed COVID-19 cases, out of which there were 19 recoveries and 1 fatality. 

This situation report provides an overview of the current situation in the country and UNFPA's efforts to support the National Response during the period March to May 2020.

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UNFPA's support to the National COVID-19 Preparedness and Response Plan

Technical Reports and Document

UNFPA The Gambia supports the government of The Gambia's National COVID-19 Response Plan, on three strategic intervention areas:

  • Ensure continuity of sexual and reproductive health services
  • Addressing Gender Based Violence and providing Mental Health and Psychosocial Support
  • Support women and young people live dignified lives

These interventions are hinged on the UNFPA Global COVID-19 Response Plan. 

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    UNFPA The Gambia COVID-19 Response Plan

    Technical Reports and Document

    As a strong partner to the Government of The Gambia, UNFPA’s support to the National COVID-19 Preparedness and Response Plan is guided by the WHO COVID-19 Strategic Action Plan and is anchored on the UNFPA Global Response Plan which seeks to focus strategic investments in limiting human-to-human transmission, mitigating the impact of the pandemic on the healthcare system by focusing on sexual and reproductive health at the level of affected communities, and ensuring the prevention of gender based violence.

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