The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)
African Development Bank
French Development Agency
Government of Cameroon
Islamic Development Bank
Korea International Cooperation Agency
UN Refugee Agency
UNOPS supports the government of Cameroon, UN agencies and other partners in our common efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by providing infrastructure, procurement, human resources and project management services.
Through the procurement of medical equipment and materials, UNOPS is helping strengthen the national health system, including helping the government fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
- UNOPS Impact in Cameroon
- Increased access to safe drinking water through the construction and rehabilitation of water infrastructure, capacity building and advocacy – benefiting communities in 96 villages across 4 regions.
- Helped strengthen the national health system in Cameroon by procuring $11 million worth of medical material and equipment used to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, and an additional $3.9 million worth of medical equipment to help those living with HIV and AIDS, who are among those most at risk of developing COVID-19 complications.
- Procured vehicles, buses and motorcycles as part of a project to help boost employment and improve food and nutritional security by enhancing the competitiveness of agricultural value chains.
- 3.5%Current health expenditureCurrent health expenditure (% of GDP)
Level of current health expenditure expressed as a percentage of GDP. Estimates of current health expenditures include healthcare goods and services consumed during each year. This indicator does not include capital health expenditures such as buildings, machinery, IT and stocks of vaccines for emergency or outbreaks.
Source: data.worldbank.org (2017)60%People using at least basic drinking water services