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The State of the Midwifery Workforce in the Arab Region

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This report provides an up-to-date evidence base to highlight progress since the last regional midwifery workforce report in 2015 and to project forward to 2030. It includes data from 20 countries that are covered by the UNFPA Arab States Regional Office: Algeria, Bahrain, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen. It is primarily intended to support policy dialogue at national and regional levels, to assist countries in the region to meet the challenges of the health-related SDGs and the universal health coverage (UHC) agenda. Understanding the current state of the midwifery workforce is necessary to allow individual countries in the region to identify specific challenges, gaps and bottlenecks, and to look for appropriate strategies to overcome them.

 

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UNFPA Regional Situation Report For the Syria Crisis — February 2022

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As of February 2022, the situation in Syria continues to be dire, further complicated by a deteriorating economy, increasing hostilities, and an unrelenting pandemic. The crisis region, which spans the Whole of Syria, Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, and Egypt, continues to face a multitude of challenges, particularly in light of the recurrent waves of COVID-19 infections that continue to exacerbate existing needs. A decade into this protracted crisis, people in need continue to endure the cumulative effects of years of instability, the risks of which are even higher now due to the impacts of a far-reaching economic meltdown. The Regional Situation Report for the Syria Crisis offers a bird’s eye view of UNFPA’s operations within the context of the Syria crisis.

The report is prepared by the UNFPA Regional Humanitarian Hub for Syria and the Arab States in Amman, Jordan, and spans operations conducted by UNFPA offices in Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, and Egypt, in addition to operations conducted inside Syria from Damascus and cross-border via Turkey. In addition to providing aggregated quantitative results for each country involved in UNFPA’s regional Syria response, this report also brings stories from the field that highlight the plight of communities inside Syria and in host countries, underscoring the positive impact of the response delivered by UNFPA in the areas of sexual and reproductive health, gender-based violence, youth engagement, and others. The report also covers UNFPA’s efforts to ensure continuity of operations throughout the Syria crisis region during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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UNFPA Syria Programme Achievements Overview for 2021

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UNFPA Syria Programme Achievements Overview for 2021

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REGIONAL SITUATION REPORT FOR THE SYRIA CRISIS - ISSUE #113 JANUARY 2022

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As of January 2022, the situation in Syria predicts a challenging year ahead, further complicated by a deteriorating economy, increasing hostilities, and an unrelenting pandemic. The crisis region, which spans the Whole of Syria, Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, and Egypt, continues to face a multitude of challenges, particularly in light of the recurrent waves of COVID-19 infections that continue to exacerbate existing needs. A decade into this protracted crisis, people in need continue to endure the cumulative effects of years of instability, the risks of which are even higher now due to the impacts of a far-reaching economic meltdown. The Regional Situation Report for the Syria Crisis offers a bird’s eye view of UNFPA’s operations within the context of the Syria crisis. The report is prepared by the UNFPA Regional Humanitarian Hub for Syria and the Arab States in Amman, Jordan, and spans operations conducted by UNFPA offices in Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, and Egypt, in addition to operations conducted inside Syria and managed from cross-border Turkey. In addition to providing aggregated quantitative results for each country involved in UNFPA’s regional Syria response, this report also brings stories from the field that highlight the plight of communities inside Syria and in host countries, underscoring the positive impact of the response delivered by UNFPA in the areas of sexual and reproductive health, gender-based violence, youth engagement, and others. The report also covers UNFPA’s efforts to ensure continuity of operations throughout the Syria crisis region during the COVID-19 pandemic. UNFPA operations in Syria are managed from the Syria Country Office as well as from the UNFPA hub in Gaziantep, Turkey, for cross-border operations.

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UNFPA Regional Situation Report for the Syria Crisis- October 2021

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As of October 2021, the situation in Syria continues to worsen, further complicated by a deteriorating economy, increasing hositilities, and an unrelenting pandemic. The crisis region, which spans the Whole of Syria, Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, and Egypt, continues to face a multitude of challenges, particularly in light of the recurrent waves of COVID-19 infections that continue to exacerbate existing challenges. A decade into this protracted crisis, people in need continue to endure the cumulative effects of years of instability, the risks of which are even higher due to the impacts of a far-reaching economic crisis. The Regional Situation Report for the Syria Crisis offers a bird’s eye view of UNFPA’s operations within the context of the Syria Crisis.

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UNFPA Regional Situation Report for the Syria Crisis - November 2021

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As of November 2021, the situation in Syria predicts a challenging year ahead, further complicated by a deteriorating economy, increasing hostilities, and an unrelenting pandemic.
The crisis region, which spans the whole of Syria, Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, and Egypt, continues to face a multitude of challenges, particularly in light of the recurrent
waves of COVID-19 infections that continue to exacerbate existing challenges. A decade into this protracted crisis, people in need continue to endure the cumulative effects of years of instability, the risks of which are even higher due to the impacts of a far-reaching economic crisis
 

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UNFPA Regional Situation Report for the Syria Crisis - December 2021

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As of December 2021, the situation in Syria predicts a challenging year ahead, further complicated by a deteriorating economy, increasing hostilities, and an unrelenting pandemic.
The crisis region, which spans the whole of Syria, Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, and Egypt, continues to face a multitude of challenges, particularly in light of the recurrent
waves of COVID-19 infections that continue to exacerbate existing challenges. A decade into this protracted crisis, people in need continue to endure the cumulative effects of years of instability, the risks of which are even higher due to the impacts of a far-reaching economic crisis.
 

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Solar lamps distribution initiative - UNFPA Syria

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With the support of Signify Foundation’s, UNFPA distributed solar lamps to 9,280 households facing daily electricity shortages. The Signify-supported initiative prioritized pregnant and lactating women, elderly people, people with disabilities, vulnerable adolescent girls, and female-headed households. 

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UNFPA Syria Quarterly Programme Achievements Overview for the Third Quarter of 2021

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UNFPA Syria Quarterly Programme Achievements Overview for the Third Quarter of 2021

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UNFPA Regional Situation Report for the Syria Crisis - September 2021

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As of September 2021, the situation in Syria continues to worsen, further complicated by a deteriorating economy and an unrelenting pandemic.
The crisis region, which spans the Whole of Syria, Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, and Egypt, continues to face a multitude of challenges, particularly in light of the recurrent
waves of COVID-19 infections that continue to exacerbate existing challenges. A decade into this protracted crisis, people in need continue to endure the cumulative effects of years of instability, the risks of which are even higher due to the impacts of a far-reaching economic crisis.
 

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