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UNFPA Returns from Assessment Mission to Raa Atoll

15 January 2005 Male’, Maldives – A team of officials from UNFPA and the Department of Public Health has returned from an assessment mission to Raa Atoll an atoll which was badly hit by the Tsunami. The team comprised of Dr. Manuel Carballo, an expert on health in emergency situations, …

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UNFPA Calls for Greater Security for Women Affected by Tsunami

Agency Says Fear of Violence can Inhibit Women from Caring for Families UNITED NATIONS, New York, 5 January — Increased security and better design of humanitarian assistance are urgently needed to minimize attacks on women in areas affected by last week’s earthquake and tsunami in the Indian Ocean, warns UNFPA, …

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Pregnant Women in the Maldives Require Immediate Care and Others Need Basic Support to Cope Warns UNFPA

4 January 2005 United Nations Population Fund – Over 100,000 people (one third of the population) have been affected by the earthquake-triggered tsunami in the Maldives and approximately 15,000 people are now internally displaced. The survivors urgently need clean water, food, shelter and basic medical care. As emergency assessments are …

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Celebrating United Nations Day – 23 October 2004

UNITED NATIONS, MALDIVES, 23 October 2004 – Tomorrow, on 24 October 2003, the United Nations Family in the Maldives will proudly celebrate the 58th Anniversary of the founding of the United Nations. For the Maldives there is a special reason for celebration as the year 2003 also marks a quarter …

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Training workshop on Behaviour Change Communication – 6 October 2004

The Department of Public Health (DPH) with the support of the United Nations Population Fund has begun a training workshop on Behaviour Change Communication. The workshop is being held at the UN Building Conference Hall beginning 6th October to 13th October 2004. This training workshop is part of the Reproductive …

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Familiarization Workshop on Life Skills Education

27th September 2004: The Educational Development Centre (EDC) with the support of the United Nations Population Fund has conducted a familiarization workshop on the 27th September 2004 for policy makers upon launching of Life Skills Education for adolescents in schools. This half a-day familiarization workshop is part of the Integrated …

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Reproductive Health Survey

10th June 2004 – The Ministry of Health with the support of the United Nations Population Fund is undertaking a Survey on the status of Reproductive Health (RH) in the country. The survey is conducted under the UNFPA RH Quality of Care project (2003-2007), implemented by the Ministry of Health and …

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Orientation on YFS Orientation for Service Providers

24th May 2004: Workshop on Orientation on Youth Friendly Services for Service Providers launched at the Youth Center.The Ministry of Youth Development and Sports with the support of the United Nations Population Fund has launched an Orientation on Youth Friendly Services for Service Providers. This four day orientation workshop is …

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UNFPA undertakes preparatory meetings for its Third Country Program in Haa Alifu and Haa Dhaal atoll

13 May 2004 – The United Nations Population Fund UNFPA has undertaken a visit to Haa Alifu and Haa Dhaalu atolls to discuss the proposed UNFPA Third Country Program projects with stakeholders and project beneficiaries. The UNFPA team led by Ms. Dunya Maumoon the National Program Officer for UNFPA was …

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Facilitator’s Training Workshop for Youth Voices “Facts, Opinions and Solutions” gets underway

Male’ 28 March 2004 – The United Nations Task Force on Youth/Adolescents in collaboration with the Ministry of Youth Development and Sports has today commenced a three-day workshop on training facilitators for the project Youth Voices “Facts, Opinions and Solutions”.The workshop will train a total of 22 youth from Male’ …

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