The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

El Salvador

Key partners

Autonomous Executive Port Commission

Salvadoran Institute of Social Security (ISSS)

Government of El Salvador

Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock

Ministry of Public Health

Ministry of the Interior and Territorial Development

UNOPS supports partners in El Salvador in implementing a range of projects that focus on health, disaster risk reduction, transportation and agriculture. This support comes through a variety of services, including project management, infrastructure, procurement, human resources and advisory services.

UNOPS in El Salvador is the central resource of the UN system in procurement and contract management, as well as public works, physical infrastructure development and project management.

We are a strategic partner, thanks to our knowledge generated in our framework for interventions at the national level and prioritize national capacity building in all our project components.

Key Information

  • UNOPS impact in El Salvador

    • Constructed and equipped San Miguel regional Hospital of the ISSS.
    • Provided technical assistance for projects to improve the International Airport.
    • Implemented the Rural Sunrise Programme.

  • 7,23%
    Current health expenditure
    Current 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)

    6.45M
    Population
    Total population

    Total population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship. The values shown are midyear estimates.

    Source: data.worldbank.org (2019)

    73
    Life expectancy at birth
    Life expectancy at birth, total (years)

    Life expectancy at birth indicates the number of years a newborn infant would live if prevailing patterns of mortality at the time of its birth were to stay the same throughout its life.

    Source: data.worldbank.org (2018)

  • Flag SV Contact Details

    UNOPS El Salvador

    Colonia San Benito, Calle 1, Casa 121

    entre Calle Loma Linda y Calle La Mascota

    El Salvador

    Tel: +503 2506 3900

    Email: El.Salvador@unops.org

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