The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

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Key partners

Australian Aid

European Union

Global Fund

International Development Association

United Kingdom Department for International 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 Trust Fund (LIFT), the Three Millennium Development Goal Fund (3MDG) and the Joint Peace Fund (JPF).

Furthermore, UNOPS is 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).

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

    • +1 million notified cases of all forms of tuberculosis since 2011
    • 2.1 million people, of whom 85% are women, served by LIFT-funded microfinance institutions since 2010
    • +1.7 million people treated for malaria since 2011
    • 233,000 women benefitted from four home visits for antenatal care since 2013
    • 99 rural and peri-urban health centres designed and constructed since 2014
    • $50 million worth of road construction machinery, bridge parts, agriculture machinery, fertilizers and other goods procured to restore livelihoods after Cyclone Komen in 2015

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    Life expectancy at birth
    Life expectancy at birth, total (years)

    Life expectancy at birth indicates the number of years a newborn infant would live if prevailing patterns of mortality at the time of its birth were to stay the same throughout its life.

    Source: data.worldbank.org (2015)

  • 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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