The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

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Key partners

Addis Ababa Road Transport

Federal Ministry of Agriculture

Federal Ministry of Health

Pharmaceutical Fund and Supply Agency

UN agencies

UNOPS supports the Government of Ethiopia, the UN Country Team and other development partners in efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.

Our team designs projects to reinforce and bolster development priorities in sustainable procurement, project management and infrastructure, and works to strengthen national capacity and capability to deliver quality services.

We provide environmental friendly solutions and innovative models to modernize Ethiopia’s agricultural sector, provide clean energy to off-grid areas and improve health services throughout the country.

Key Information

  • UNOPS Impact in Ethiopia

    • Installed solar power at 167 health centers across Ethiopia, improving healthcare services for 4.1 million people living in off-grid areas.
    • Responded quickly to the Acute Watery Diarrhea outbreak by deploying 380 health workers and implementing an innovative mobile banking system, improving project accountability and transparency.
    • Procured and delivered 300 ambulances and 1,150 motorcycles for the Ministry of Health to enhance access to medical facilities and health services.

  • 4.88%
    Health expenditure
    Health expenditure, total (% of GDP)

    Total health expenditure is the sum of public and private health expenditure. It covers the provision of health services (preventive and curative), family planning activities, nutrition activities, and emergency aid designated for health but does not include provision of water and sanitation.

    Source: (2014)

  • Flag ET Contact Details

    UNOPS Ethiopia

    P.O.Box 60197

    UNECA Compound, Zambezi Building, 5th floor west wing

    Addis Ababa


    Tel: +251 115181961


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