Health Systems Strengthening


As a result of the significant impact on the health sector due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and given the complex challenges to health systems due to the highly dispersed geography of Maldives, UNDP Maldives addresses health systems strengthening as an emerging area of concerted development support.  

In August 2022, UNDP initiated a regional project, supported by the People of Japan, on Health Care Waste Management. The project will support the sustainable, safe management and disposal of health care waste across health centres and regional hospitals in the Maldives.

Read more: Government of Japan and UNDP launch new project to address unprecedented rise in health care waste management in Bangladesh, Bhutan and the Maldives