Resources on Maternal health

Since 26 March 2015, the conflict in Yemen has dramatically escalated to the point where Yemen has become one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world today. The humanitarian situation was already dire prior to 2015, but the last two years have put the country on the brink of famine, with food insecurity affecting 60 per cent of the population; and a recent cholera outbreak affecting 330,000 people, with over 5,000 suspected cases every day.

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This appendix to the H6 Annual Report 2015 shows knowledge products produced under H6 Joint Programme global-level activities.

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The present report has been prepared in response to General Assembly resolution 69/148. Obstetric fistula is a devastating childbirth injury that leaves women and girls incontinent and often stigmatized and isolated from their families and communities.

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The unprecedented 2014 Ebola virus disease outbreak captured the world’s attention. The international community, led by the UN, demonstrated its capacity to respond effectively and efficiently. The UN and its partners...

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After more than 15 months, the UNFPA Yemen team was able to undertake a mission outside of Sana'a to Ibb Governorate to reach out to the people most in need.

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Today the UN refugee agency (UNHCR), the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Women’s Refugee Commission (WRC) expressed concern about the grave risks to refugee and migrant women and girls on the move in Europe. UNHCR, UNFPA and WRC conducted a joint field assessment of risks involved for refugee and migrant women and girls in Greece and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia in November 2015.

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The large majority of registered internally displaced people are women and children who have been forced from their homes and communities with very few resources or strategies for coping with the economic hardships and growing stress they face. Among them are pregnant women who travel across the contact line to deliver their children in maternity centres and hospitals in the government-controlled areas.

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