UNFPA Supplies COVID-19 Update - 24 March 2020

Publication Date: March 2020
Author: UNFPA Supplies

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What impact is COVID-19 having on supply of contraceptives and maternal health medicines? What is UNFPA doing to meet needs and mitigate shortfalls, in particular through the UNFPA Supplies thematic fund? In this and subsequent briefs, we will share updates on the status of global family planning commodity security amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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