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5 October 2016
Dispatch
HPV vaccine being administered
ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan – Free HPV vaccination will be introduced in Turkmenistan as part of joint efforts between the government and UNFPA to prevent and treat cervical cancer, the second-most-... Read more
4 October 2016
Dispatch
The new EECA MenEngage Platform.
ISTANBUL, Turkey – Rigid gender roles in many countries in the Eastern Europe and Central Asia region mean that men often have limited involvement in caregiving for their children, and women face... Read more
20 September 2016
Dispatch
UNFPA Regional Director Alanna Armitage speaks at the 66th session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe.
COPENHAGEN – The adoption last week of a European action plan for sexual and reproductive health was welcomed by UNFPA, which provided advocacy, technical, and coordination support to the action plan... Read more
3 August 2016
Feature Story
Peer educators with Y-Peer Moldova
CHISINAU, Moldova – Cristi, 16, is passionate about skateboarding, computer programming, and poetry. Though he just graduated from high school, he never received any sexuality education during his... Read more
15 July 2016
Dispatch
National Screening Centre of Georgia
LYON, France — More healthcare professionals in Eastern Europe and Central Asia are being trained in colposcopy and clinical management of precancerous lesions as part of a UNFPA-led effort to... Read more
20 June 2016
Dispatch
UNFPA's Tamar Khomasuridze speaking at the standards launch
TURIN, Italy – The Russian-language version of a ground-breaking set of European standards of care aimed at improving women’s health outcomes in Eastern Europe and Central Asia was launched in May at... Read more
9 June 2016
Dispatch
New UNFPA Eastern Europe and Central Asia Regional Director Alanna Armitage
ISTANBUL – Alanna Armitage has been appointed as the new Director of UNFPA’s Regional Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia and assumed her new function. “This is an exciting moment to take the... Read more
7 June 2016
Press Release
Ruxanda Glavan (left) and Alanna Armitage (right)
COPENHAGEN, GENEVA, and ISTANBUL -- United Nations agencies congratulate Belarus for eliminating mother-to-child transmission of both HIV and syphilis and Armenia and the Republic of Moldova for... Read more
2 June 2016
Dispatch
IAPPD meeting in Moldova
CHISINAU, Moldova – One of the youngest countries in Europe, the Republic of Moldova is still faced with significant demographic challenges as rapid ageing and a low fertility rate spark fears about... Read more
24 May 2016
Dispatch
UNFPA-supported Safe Space in Turkey
ISTANBUL, Turkey – For over three years after conflict broke out in their province, 28-year-old Fatma Fayiz Dawi and her family remained determined to stay in their home in Syria, despite the... Read more

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