The Nation on 27 July reported that UNFPA recently awarded people who have made significant contributions towards universal access to reproductive health. The awards were made during the 2012 World Population Day commemoration on 25 July.
Nation Publications Limited Features Editor Edyth Kambalame was among nine individuals and institutions that received the award.
UNFPA Representative Athanase Nzokirishaka said the awardees are ordinary men and women whose contributions often go unnoticed yet they have helped build the health of many families through family planning, reduced maternal deaths and contribute to youth friendly health services. Read in English: The Nation