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Taking the pulse of the COVID-19 response in Latin America and the Caribbean

Latinobarometro is an annual public opinion survey involving around 20,000 interviews in 18 Latin American and Caribbean countries.  


High-Level meeting on Trends, Options and Strategies in Poverty Eradication Across the World

We are living through the most traumatic socio-economic crisis in modern times, both in terms of amplitude and depth, since the 1929 Great Depression.  


Stopping yaws in its tracks

Mass treatment of endemic communities aims to break the chain of infection in Ghana  


Guidelines for Sustainable Procurement of Healthcare Commodities and Services

This Guidance Note provides criteria for UN staff for the requisition and sustainable procurement of health products and services.  


COVID-19 and Human Development: Exploring global preparedness and vulnerability

COVID-19 crisis is more than a global health emergency; it is a systemic human development crisis, reflecting our interaction with the ecosystem we are part of, which is already affecting the economic…  


How women help strengthen health systems

Good healthcare waste management practices enable the fight against COVID-19 in Africa  


United Nations Statement to the Development Committee

The unprecedented crisis triggered by the spread of the COVID-19 virus, has focused the full attention of the United Nations’ System (UN) on a strategy of rapid response and recovery.  


UNDP and Hackster.io partner to launch a global innovation challenge to tackle COVID-19

The fight against COVID-19 is at a crucial tipping point, so the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Hackster.io, an Avnet company and the largest online open-source technology hardware…  


Preparing better, fighting back, recovering stronger

The spread of COVID-19 will undoubtedly hit Africa harder than anywhere else on Earth, with long-lasting impacts that will be nothing short of catastrophic.  


Policy Brief: Benefits of Tobacco Control for the Poor in Myanmar

This case examines the burden of tobacco use in Myanmar and presents key findings; linkage between tobacco use and poverty; and how the poor benefit the most from tobacco control.  

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