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An Interview with Ms Marielle Sander, UNFPA Representative to Eritrea

Open Mic conducted candid interview with Ms Marielle Sander, UNFPA Representative to Eritrea
‘For me, Eritrea is the best kept secret … and coming here is a totally different experience. This country have accomplished so much without outside support … and I am very surprised that this message is not communicated widely.’

BY BILLION TEMESGHEN | ERITREA PROFILE

In line with the recently held campaign against women discrimination, local media outlets have spoken to Ms. Marielle Sander (Sweden), UNFPA representative in Eritrea. Eritrea Profile presents you a compiled version of the interview Ms. Sander gave to Open Mic. Continue reading An Interview with Ms Marielle Sander, UNFPA Representative to Eritrea

UNFPA Donates New Ambulances to Eritrea

UNFPA country office has handed over 12 new ambulances to Eritrea since the start of the 4th Country Programme (2013 – 2016) to play a role in the Eritrean government’s endeavor to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity.

By UNFPA Eritrea,

The UNFPA Eritrea plays an important role in the Eritrean government’s endeavor to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity. Eritrea achieved the health-related MDGs and it is one of the few African countries that achieved MDG 5a.

Maternal mortality was reduced from 1700 deaths per 100,000 live births in 1990 to 380 per 100,000 in 2013. However, this figure is still unacceptably high when compared with the global target of 210 per 100,000. Continue reading UNFPA Donates New Ambulances to Eritrea