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President Mutharika calls for access to medicines revolution

Leaders and health and trade experts united in Lilongwe, Malawi to call for greater coherence between national laws and regional frameworks to increase access to lifesaving medicines, vaccines and…  


How technology is helping India move toward smart service delivery

An innovation being rolled out by India’s Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is making the jobs of thousands of health care workers across the country more efficient and helping to secure the…  


Life-saving medicines to reach 3,800 people living with HIV/AIDS

UNDP delivered the first batch of medicines under a new project designed to make sure the most vulnerable people get their treatments on time. Based on an agreement with the Ministry of Health, UNDP…  


Fighting malaria

13 million vulnerable people in some of the hardest to reach regions of Chad will soon be reached with insecticide treated bednets. As World Malaria Day 2017 approaches, UNDP and the Global Fund are…  


Yemen: On the brink of famine

Yemen is one of four countries in the world currently facing the threat of famine. Years of war have created the conditions for widespread hunger in the country of 27 million. To help Yemenis in…  


Do more than make some noise…

The theme of this year’s Zero Discrimination Day is make some noise. Raising our voices in solidarity for compassion, diversity, equality, inclusion and tolerance is core to our common humanity. Today…  


Health and well-being for the world’s poor: Making the case for tobacco taxation

Tobacco taxes have emerged as a proven gold standard intervention to stem the rising tide of health and development challenges.  


India: Social protection allows people with HIV to live with dignity

When Purshottam Jat was diagnosed with HIV, doctors said he had 3-4 years to live. Eighteen years later, he says he is "physically, mentally and economically fit”.  


UNDP and the Global Fund sign US$8.7m grant to scale up HIV prevention measures in Afghanistan

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Global Fund signed a US$8.7 million grant to scale up HIV prevention measures and treatment for people most at risk of contracting the virus in…  


End of malaria in sight for São Tomé and Príncipe

A new financing agreement between the Global Fund and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) in São Tomé and Príncipe targets those most at risk of contracting malaria and paves the way for elimination…  

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