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2 September 2017
Caribbean Region – The coverage of the programme is over 22 countries with focus on Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Guyana, Jamaica(high priority), Trinidad and Tobago and Suriname.   OVERVIEW   UNAIDS... Read more
2 September 2017
OVERVIEW Population trends in the Caribbean show a decrease in total fertility rates over the years, with levels below replacement in all countries except for Belize. Notwithstanding this the... Read more
2 September 2017
OVERVIEW Health status in a population is strongly correlated to the economy of the jurisdiction.  In the case of Sexual and Reproductive Health, the health status of women and girls has a bigger... Read more
19 August 2017
Statement
Message of UNFPA Acting Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Humanitarian Day, 19 August 2017   Every woman has the right to decide whether or when she will become pregnant, to give birth... Read more
11 August 2017
Press Release
International Youth Day (IYD) is observed globally on August 12 each year to raise awareness on issues that affect youth. The theme of this year’s IYD is “Youth Building Peace.”  Young people have... Read more
6 August 2017
News
Suriname - Youth Information Fair 2017 in Nickerie examines key issues
Suriname’s Youth Information Fair 2017 took place on August 3 – 4 in Nickerie. Students and teachers interacted on key issues regarding Gender, Population Development and ASRHR. The teachers showered... Read more
24 July 2017
The Clinton Global Initiative (CGI): UNFPA Caribbean and partners meet with CGI stakeholders on regional health issues
The Clinton Global Initiative (CGI): UNFPA Caribbean and partners meet with CGI stakeholders on regional health issues   On 24 July, a Caribbean delegation led by UNFPA’s Acting Executive Director Dr... Read more
19 July 2017
News
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), UNICEF, UNFPA and UN Women have embarked on a collaborative approach, combining technical expertise and lessons learned over their many... Read more
14 July 2017
News
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), UNICEF, UNFPA and UN Women have embarked on a collaborative approach, combining technical expertise and lessons learned over their many... Read more
12 July 2017
News
Picture showing a staff member of Vision 2030 Jamaica handing a pink pen to a little girl at the UNFPA World Population Day 2017 Commemoration Ceremony that was held in Santa Cruz, St. Elizabeth on July 11, 2017
Jamaicans are being encouraged to invest more in family planning and achieve healthy and prosperous lives for their families, communities and country as the nation joins the rest of the world in... Read more

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