The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)
Department for International Development – UK
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.
- 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.
- 52.89MPopulationTotal 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 (2016)
Funds we manage
In partnership with the Government of Myanmar and other partners, 3MDG strengthens the national health system at all levels. 3MDG extends access to quality health services for poor and vulnerable populations.
LIFT is a multi-donor fund established in 2009 to improve the lives and prospects of smallholder farmers and landless people in rural Myanmar. LIFT is working to ensure that Myanmar's rural economic transformation is inclusive.
The Global Fund
UNOPS assisted the Ministry of Health in managing $300 million worth of Global Fund grants over a six-year period (2011-2016). These grants have allowed those most in need to better access prevention, care and treatment for HIV, tuberculosis and malaria.
RAI is a $100 million grant from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. UNOPS manages RAI activities in Myanmar, working to avert the spread of Artemisinin resistance and accelerate the elimination of P. falciparum malaria.
Joint Peace Fund
UNOPS is the Trustee and Contract Manager of the Joint Peace Fund, a multi-donor action that is supporting national efforts to bring about a durable conclusion to the over 60-year long ethnic armed conflict in Myanmar through provision of financial and technical support to all parties and stakeholders in the conflict.