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The Executive Director in Liberia

MONROVIA, Liberia — In a meeting with Liberia's President H.E. Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin pledged support to Liberia's plan to accelerate the reduction of maternal…

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White House Forum Explores the Power of Faith-based Communities to Respond to HIV

<p>WASHINGTON, DC – A White House forum yesterday between administration officials and faith leaders took stock of the faith-based response to HIV and explored partnerships between faith communities and…

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Giving Life is the Leading Cause of Death for Women in South Sudan

<p>JUBA -- South Sudan has the worst reported maternal mortality rate in the world. Childbirth and pregnancy, rather than conflict, are the nation's biggest killers of girls and women.</p>

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CONDOMIZE! Campaign Hits AIDS 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- There is a renewed emphasis on condoms during the International AIDS Conference this week as a campaign promoting their use and availability has been re-launched during the event, with the…

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Youth Leaders Gather Force in Washington, Ahead of the AIDS Conference

WASHINGTON, D. C. --- More than 25,000 participants are expected to converge on Washington for the 19th International AIDS Conference.

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New AIDS Figures Show Progress, Especially in Reducing New HIV Infections in Children.

A few days before the 19th International AIDS Conference opens next week, UNAIDS has launched <i>Together We Will End AIDS</i>, which reports a 20 per cent reduction in new cases of  HIV compared to 2001.

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Working to Ensure that Every Pregnancy is Wanted in Uganda

<p> <b>KAMPALA, Uganda ---</b> After a 400-kilometre flight past the expanding suburbs of Kampala that give way to lush fields and hills, a small aircraft carrying a group of journalists and a…

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Executive Director Urges First Ladies to Raise their Voices Against Child Marriage and Teen Pregnancy

ADDIS ABABA-- UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehim today called on African First Ladies to use their positions and voices to stop early child marriage and teenage pregnancy.

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Executive Director: Access to Life-saving Supplies is a Human Right

“Having access to drugs that could save lives should not be a matter of charity, but a human right,” said UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin.

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