The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

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Key partners

Department for International Development – UK

European Union

Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Global Fund)

Joint Peace Fund (JPF)

Livelihoods and Food Security Trust Fund (LIFT)

The Three Millennium Development Goal Fund (3MDG)

UNOPS has worked in Myanmar since 1996 contributing to the achievements of a range of partners, including bilateral donors, UN organizations and donor governments. Our fund management, procurement and infrastructure services support initiatives to improve health, livelihoods, rural development and agriculture across the country.

UNOPS manages some of the largest development funds in Myanmar, including LIFT, 3MDG and the JPF. Furthermore, UNOPS is the Principal Recipient for the Global Fund and manages the Regional Artemisinin-Resistance Initiative (RAI) programme in Myanmar.

UNOPS Myanmar also manages a diverse portfolio of small and medium-sized individual projects, in collaboration with other UN organizations, national and international implementing partners, and bilateral and multilateral donors. 

Key Information

  • UNOPS impact in Myanmar

    • +890,000 notified cases of all forms of tuberculosis since 2011.
    • +1.5 million people, of which 93% are women, have been served by LIFT-funded microfinance institutions since 2010.
    • +117 million doses of medicine procured in 2016.  
    • +1.6 million people treated for malaria since 2011.
    • +155,000 women benefited from four home visits times for antenatal care, since 2013.
    • +60 rural health centres were designed and constructed since 2014.

  • 282
    Maternal mortality ratio (modeled estimate, per 100,000 live births)
    Maternal mortality ratio in Myanmar

    The maternal mortality ratio in Myanmar is 282 per 100,000 live births – the highest in Southeast Asia.

    Source: Myanmar Census

  • Flag MM Contact Details

    UNOPS Myanmar

    12 (O) Pyi Thu Street, 7 Miles, Pyay Road

    Mayangone Township

    Yangon

    Myanmar

    Tel: +95 1 657281-7

    Email: mmoh@unops.org 

Funds we manage

Active projects in the region


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