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Located on the eastern most side of Ghana, the Volta region stretches from the coastal plains on the atlantic coast to more arid lands in the north. The vast and varied landscape known for its rolling hills, vast lagoons, lakes and forested areas can also make accessing health services a challenge, especially in the more remote and hard to reach parts of Volta.
New health training facilities for aspiring midwives and tricycle ambulances to transport the sick from remote locations to hospitals are helping Ghana build a future where better healthcare can be a reality for all its people.
UNOPS to quickly procure and safely deliver supplies of anti-influenza medicine Avigan on behalf of Japan.
In the midst of a global health pandemic, United Nations teams around the world are supporting efforts to mitigate the impact of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19). UNOPS stands ready to support efforts.
With nearly $1.1 million of funding from the government of Japan, UNOPS procured and delivered medical equipment for hospitals in Kharkiv and Lviv, Ukraine.
Four hours northwest of Guatemala City, amid the Western Highlands and at the foot of the Santa María volcano, lies the country’s second largest city Quetzaltenango – or as it is more commonly known, Xela, derived from its old Mayan name, Xelajú.
How fighting corruption and strengthening procurement capacities is bringing improved public healthcare for millions of people across Guatemala – and reaching those that need it most.
While the people of Guatemala have universal access to healthcare, needs are not always met. Guatemala’s public healthcare system is challenged with limited resources, an increasing number of patients, high medical and treatment costs, and poor infrastructure.
Luisa Esperanza Ordóñez Gómez lives in the small town of Cipresales, located two hours from the city of Quetzaltenango, Guatemala with her parents, grandparents and other relatives. The Ordóñez family belongs to the Mam indigenous community – a Mayan group that lives in southeastern Mexico and Guatemala.
In response to the ongoing crisis in Syria, the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNOPS delivered life-saving medical equipment to healthcare facilities throughout the country with funding from the government of Japan.