The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

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Key partners

Government of Italy

Government of Japan

Republic of Korea

UN agencies

World Bank

UNOPS has worked in Kenya since 1995, where it manages a growing portfolio of engagements, including project management, infrastructure and procurement services, as well as advisory services, human resources management and financial management.

UNOPS team in Nairobi supports partners in 17 other countries: Angola, Botswana, Eritrea, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

From providing mine action support in Somalia to improving Uganda’s health sector by procuring much-needed medical equipment, UNOPS works to provide practical solutions to assist our partners with building a better, more sustainable region.

Key Information

  • UNOPS Impact in Kenya and across Eastern & Southern Africa

    • Managed hundreds of contracts for the UN system.
    • Assessed health clinics across Kenya in an effort to reduce maternal mortality.
    • Strengthened local capacity by providing training for thousands of health workers and community volunteers.

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    Maternal mortality ratio
    Maternal mortality ratio (modeled estimate, per 100,000 live births)

    Maternal mortality ratio is the number of women who die from pregnancy-related causes while pregnant or within 42 days of pregnancy termination per 100,000 live births. The data are estimated with a regression model using information on the proportion of maternal deaths among non-AIDS deaths in women ages 15-49, fertility, birth attendants, and GDP.

    Source: (2015)

  • Flag KE Contact Details

    UNOPS Kenya

    UN Avenue, off UN Lane

    UNOPS building, next to Warick Centre

    P.O. BOX 783-00621



    Tel: +254 207 621 120

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