Resources on Maternal health

UNFPA's response to the crisis in Yemen includes: Providing emergency reproductive health kits and life-saving emergency obstetric care medicines and equipment to health facilities: These supplies help in saving lives of women and new-borns during deliveries, managing miscarriages, and treating infections and rape. A total of 133 heath facilities have been supported so far. Reproductive health kits are also available in cholera treatment centres.

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Since 26 March 2015, the conflict in Yemen has dramatically escalated to the point where Yemen has become the worst humanitarian crises in the world today.

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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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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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Maternal mortality in humanitarian crises and in fragile settings is 1.9 times the world average, and the number of maternal deaths in these countries represent 61 per cent of the total number of maternal deaths worldwide.

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This pictorial book documents the impact of the years of violence on Syrian women, girls, men and boys.

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The Nepal earthquake has affected 8 million people, including 126,000 pregnant women. UNFPA is responding in the 14 most-affected districts.

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