Amid pandemic disruptions, UNFPA Haiti’s midwives urge pregnant women to continue antenatal care

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti –  “In the past, I was really afraid because of COVID-19,” Frantzia Noël told UNFPA. She is 35 years old and 4 months pregnant, living in north-western Haiti. Fear of the virus has discouraged many women from seeking maternal health care. Some maternity facilities…

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