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UN Population Fund Head, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin ‘a champion of health for all’ dies at 68
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Africans rising UN Population Fund Head, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin ‘a champion of health for all’ dies at 68

The world is mourning the passing of the head of the U.N. population agency, Babatunde Osotimehin, who was a global leader in promoting public health, sexual and reproductive rights and services for women and girls. Osotimehin, who was 68, had led the United Nations Population Fund, known as UNFPA, since 2011, died Sunday evening at his home. He is survived by his wife, Olufunke Osotimehin, five children and several grandchildren.