“COVID-19 is the greatest test that we have faced together since the formation of the United Nations … let us remember that we are only as strong as the weakest health system in our interconnected world.”
– UN Secretary-General António Guterres

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As we experience this unprecedented global health crisis together, take a closer look at some of the work we do to help build health capacity and support healthcare workers who are fighting for health on the frontlines. 

We pledge our support to help tackle COVID-19 around the world. 

“We are all in this together. We must all work collaboratively to ensure that those most vulnerable are protected and that healthcare systems can cope during this crisis.” – UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo

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COVID-19: It’s time for unity! 

Countries are racing to slow the spread of the virus and protect their most vulnerable people. Around the world, we are supporting partners to mitigate the impacts of COVID-19 and help countries prepare, respond and recover.

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2020 is the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife

With the UN family, we celebrate these unsung heroes around the world and support their tireless efforts to care for all people. 

Working towards a healthier future for Ghanaians

A two-part series: Around the world, persistent inequalities keep our most vulnerable groups of people from accessing adequate healthcare. 

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Helping reach vulnerable and underserved people

Many Guatemalans who are indigenous or live in rural areas face a number of barriers to accessing quality healthcare. 

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Insights: Diseases without borders

Infectious diseases don’t respect national borders. To eradicate them, we shouldn’t either.

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Video: Helping mothers and their babies

The probability that a 15-year-old girl will die from a maternal-related cause is 1 in 4,900 in developed countries, versus 1 in 180 in developing countries.

Health volunteers like Catherine Nasike are a force for change. 

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Our experts help to sustainably procure medical and non-medical supplies – to help strengthen healthcare for all people. With over 100 vacancies, we constantly recruit for a wide range of positions.

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