UNFPA Gambia

A least developed country, The Gambia has reduced maternal mortality, but further progress is needed. Limited access to contraceptives and the prevalence of child marriage also remain key challenges. Active in the country since 1972, UNFPA helps strengthen capacities to provide reproductive health care, including emergency obstetric and family planning services. With HIV prevalence edging up, UNFPA has assisted with collecting national data mapping the epidemic’s socio-economic differences and applying new information to policy-making. Programmes also back the implementation of the national gender and women’s empowerment policy.

Programme Activities

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Gambia 2016 Programme Activities data

Integrated sexual and reproductive health services
Increased availability and use of integrated sexual and reproductive health services (including family planning, maternal health and HIV) that are gender-responsive and meet human rights standards for quality of care and equity in access
Total Spending:
$811952
Implemented by:
UNFPA $652071 (80%)
NGO $17184 (2%)
GOV $142697 (18%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (56%)
Non-core Resources (44%)
Family planning
Increased national capacity to strengthen enabling environments, increase demand for and supply of modern contraceptives and improve quality family planning services that are free of coercion, discrimination and violence
Total Spending:
$294977
Implemented by:
UNFPA $294977 (100%)
Funded by:
Non-core Resources (100%)
Sexual and reproductive health
Increased national capacity to deliver integrated sexual and reproductive health services
Total Spending:
$361356
Implemented by:
UNFPA $206213 (57%)
NGO $17184 (5%)
GOV $137959 (38%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (83%)
Non-core Resources (17%)
Maternal health
Increased national capacity to deliver comprehensive maternal health services
Total Spending:
$155619
Implemented by:
UNFPA $150881 (97%)
GOV $4738 (3%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (100%)
Adolescents and youth
Increased priority on adolescents, especially on very young adolescent girls, in national development policies and programmes, particularly increased availability of comprehensive sexuality education and sexual and reproductive health
Total Spending:
$2290
Implemented by:
NGO $2290 (100%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (100%)
Sexuality education
Increased national capacity to design and implement community and school based comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) programmes that promote human rights and gender equality
Total Spending:
$2290
Implemented by:
NGO $2290 (100%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (100%)
Gender equality
Advanced gender equality, women’s and girls’ empowerment, and reproductive rights, including for the most vulnerable and marginalized women, adolescents and youth
Total Spending:
$435599
Implemented by:
UNFPA $214485 (49%)
NGO $66089 (15%)
GOV $155026 (36%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (21%)
Non-core Resources (79%)
Ending harmful practices
Increased capacity to prevent gender-based violence and harmful practices and enable the delivery of multisectoral services, including in humanitarian settings
Total Spending:
$435599
Implemented by:
UNFPA $214485 (49%)
NGO $66089 (15%)
GOV $155026 (36%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (21%)
Non-core Resources (79%)
Evidence-based policymaking
Strengthened national policies and international development agendas through integration of evidence-based analysis on population dynamics and their links to sustainable development, sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights, HIV and gender equality
Total Spending:
$262487
Implemented by:
UNFPA $178626 (68%)
GOV $83861 (32%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (100%)
Population data analysis
Increased availability of evidence through cutting-edge in-depth analysis on population dynamics, sexual and reproductive health, HIV and their linkages to poverty eradication and sustainable development
Total Spending:
$262487
Implemented by:
UNFPA $178626 (68%)
GOV $83861 (32%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (100%)
Organizational effectiveness
Organizational effectiveness and efficiency
Total Spending:
$-3160
Implemented by:
UNFPA $-3160 (100%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (100%)
Organizational adaptability
Increased adaptability through innovation, partnership and communications
Total Spending:
$-1259
Implemented by:
UNFPA $-1259 (100%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (100%)
Programme effectiveness
Enhanced programme effectiveness by improving quality assurance, monitoring, and evaluation
Total Spending:
$-1901
Implemented by:
UNFPA $-1901 (100%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (100%)

Programme Documentation

UNFPA Gambia Country Programme Document

CPD Gambia [2012-2016]
Distribution date: 29 September 2011
Cycle: 2012 - 2016

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CPD Gambia [2007-2011]
Distribution date: 16 October 2006
Cycle: 2007 - 2011

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UNFPA Gambia United Nations Development Assistance Framework

UNDAF Gambia [2012-2016]
Cycle: 2012 - 2016

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UNFPA Gambia Country Programme Action Plan

CPAP Gambia [2012-2016]
Cycle: 2012 - 2016

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