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Building resilient and sustainable systems for health

UNDP believes that resilient and sustainable systems for health are an essential building block of universal health coverage. Without these, populations are left vulnerable to infection and disease, negatively affecting the well-being of individuals, families and countries. 

 

 

We work with governments and partners to support the implementation and management of large-scale health programmes in countries facing development challenges and emergencies, including strengthening national health-related policy and programmes, particularly in areas such as human rights, gender equality, key populations, sustainable financing, inclusive social protection, and procurement of medicines and other health products, such as diagnostics, and laboratory and hospital equipment. These implementation support services are complemented by capacity building that includes strengthening financial and risk management, programme management, monitoring and evaluation, as well as support for civil society and additional resource mobilisation.

 

 

UNDP also supports countries to implement integrated development solutions which respond to the complex and growing health burden caused by climate change, environmental degradation and threats to biodiversity. 

 

 

UNDP’s achievements in building sustainable and resilient systems for health contribute to the success of SDG 3 (health and well-being) and health related targets of SDG 1 (reducing poverty), SDG 6 (clean water and sanitation), SDG 7 (energy for all), and SDG 12 (responsible production and consumption). 

 

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