The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

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Key partners

Asian Development Bank

Governments of Australia, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States of America

European Union

International Fund for Agricultural Development

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 the Livelihoods and Food Security Fund (LIFT), the Access to Health Fund and the Joint Peace Fund.

UNOPS is also the Principal Recipient for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Global Fund) in Myanmar and manages the Regional Artemisinin-Resistance Initiative Towards Elimination of Malaria (RAI2E).

In addition, UNOPS Myanmar 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

    • +1.3 million notified cases of all forms of tuberculosis received treatment through the National Tuberculosis Programme via UNOPS-supported partner clinics and programmes since 2011
    • +2.3 million confirmed malaria cases treated through programmes via the Global Fund and Access to Health/Three Millennium Development Goal Fund since 2011
    • +150,000 people are receiving antiretroviral therapy with UNOPS support to help suppress the HIV virus and stop the progression of AIDS
    • 2.6 million people, of whom 91% are women, benefitted from LIFT-funded microfinance institutions since 2010
    • 142 rural and sub-rural health centres designed and constructed since 2014

  • 2.28%
    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: data.worldbank.org (2014)

  • 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: mmoc@unops.org


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