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5 May 2020

COVID-19: Haitian midwives ensure continuity of maternal health and sexual and reproductive health services

Port-au-Prince, May 5, 2020 --- The Association of Nurses Midwives of Haiti (AISFH) is organizing with the support of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, an online survey funded by "Affaires... Read more

29 April 2020

When training on Covid-19 rhymes with efforts to reduce maternal and newborn mortality in Haiti

Port-au-Prince, 29 April 2020 --- The Association of Nurses Midwives of Haiti (AISFH) organized on April 8, 9, 13 and 14, 2020, in Port-au-Prince with the support of UNFPA, the United Nations... Read more

8 April 2020

Haiti / Covid-19: The elderly need us more than ever

Port-au-Prince, April 8, 2020 --- Jeannine, 80, who lives in the north of Port-au-Prince was already cloistered at her daughter's, 50, only allowing herself a small daily nap on the gallery. But... Read more

7 April 2020

World Health Day: Protecting midwives to keep women and babies safe amid the COVID-19 pandemic

Statement of the 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

1 April 2020

Staggering numbers of women unable to exercise decision-making over their own bodies, new UNFPA report shows

UNITED NATIONS, New York/BAMAKO, Mali/PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Out of nine pregnancies, Kadiatou experienced five tragic stillbirths, all at her home in rural Mali. Each time, she gave birth without... Read more

26 March 2020

Women, girls, health workers must not be overlooked in global COVID-19 response

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem    With each passing day, the scale of the COVID-19 crisis and its consequences are becoming ever more apparent and alarming. UNFPA, the... Read more

25 March 2020

Standing up together against the legacy of enslavement: racism, discrimination and continued injustice

Statement by the Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day of Remeberance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade, 25 March   Although the transatlantic... Read more

8 March 2020

Generation Equality : Gender equality and full exercise of rights…

Port-au-Prince, Haiti, March 8, 2020 --- On the occasion of International Women's Day, I made acquaintance over the air with 2 extraordinary women. The first one is commonly called "poto-mitan"... Read more

17 February 2020

Haiti / Afro-descendants: Getting out of the mental chain maintained by clichés

Port-au-Prince, February 17, 2020 --- At the initiative of the Citizen Movement for the Decade of Afro-descendants, professor and researcher Jacques Michel Gourgue delivered on February 13, 2020, in... Read more

20 January 2020

When midwifery students from Haiti come together in an association

Port-au-Prince, January 20, 2020 --- An ad hoc committee to lead the process of setting up the Haitian Association of Midwifery Students was officially presented to the press on January 18, 2020. It... Read more