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Non-Communicable Disease Prevention and Control: A guidance Note for Investment Cases

In line with the SDGs, UNDP and WHO have produced a guidance note on conducting national non-communicable disease (NCD) investment cases. These investment cases encourage policymakers to expand fiscal…  


UNDP and partners launch new initiative for unmet health needs

Recognizing the urgency of developing new lifesaving treatments for neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), malaria and tuberculosis and getting them to people in need, the Government of Japan, the…  


Using AI to help achieve Sustainable Development Goals

Artificial intelligence is sometimes portrayed in apocalyptic terms as robots stealing our jobs or even our lives. But what about its uses for good?  


Solar for Health

Five ways solar power can make universal healthcare a reality.  


HIV, Health and Development Annual Report 2017-2018

The 2017-2018 Annual Report highlights results from UNDP’s work with partners to support the development dimensions of HIV and health in 129 countries.  


Disability Inclusive Development in UNDP

This Guidance Note elaborates on the institutional and instrumental value of disability inclusive development and reflects on UNDP’s comparative advantage and the diversity and depth of interventions…  


Keeping Hamdaniya healthy

Four years ago in Iraq, the biggest hospital in Hamdaniya was looted, set alight, and vandalized by ISIL. Today, it’s a thriving health facility serving more than 350,000 people, including some of…  


The silent health toll of gender-based violence

More than a third of women worldwide have experienced physical or sexual violence in their lifetime; the mental health impacts are as devastating  


Multi-Sectoral Responses to Antimicrobial Resistance

This Issue Brief illustrates the opportunities the 2030 Agenda provides to accelerate integrated antimicrobial resistance responses, including promoting greater multi-sectoriality in the response.  


Global health organizations commit to new ways of working together for greater impact

Eleven heads of the world’s leading health and development organizations today signed a landmark commitment to find new ways of working together to accelerate progress towards achieving the United…  

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