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Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of UNFPA

5 June 2017

UNFPA mourns the passing away of Executive Director Dr Babatunde Osotimehin

With profound sadness, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, announces that its Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, passed away suddenly at his home last night. He was 68 years old.

4 November 2014

Estimated 75,000 pregnant women affected by floods in Pakistan

People seek shelter on higher ground after late monsoon rains caused widespread flooding across Pakistan's Punjab region, affecting more than 2.5 million people, including an estimated 75,000 pregnant women. Photo credit: UNFPA Pakistan/Stenly Sajow PUNJAB PROVINCE, Pakistan – When torrential rains flooded Asma Bibi’s


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