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20 Mobile HealthCare Teams Continue to Provide Essential Health Services to People in Need in Afghanistan

In the last few weeks, thousands of Internally Displaced People (IDPs) flanked to Kabul from different parts of the country, especially from the north and north-eastern provinces as the conflict…  


Letter from Delhi

I watched the last sunset of 2020 in Agra, the city known to host the beautiful Taj Mahal. If the warm orange sun reflected my fervent wish to welcome a new year, the haze may have been a prescient…  


A New Digital System Drives Bhutan's COVID-19 Vaccination Success

In just one week, Bhutan successfully rolled out the second dose of its national COVID-19 vaccine campaign to more than 60 percent of its population, making this remote country the second most…  


Global Value Chains will be vital for economic recovery despite early setback during the pandemic

Asia-Pacific economies have considerable experience in GVC in a range of sectors. Standout examples include transport equip­ment, electronics, and textiles and apparel.  


Walking the talk on resilience building and adaptive programming during COVID-19

What the Resilience Fund demonstrates is that if we walk the talk on programming adaptively and on thinking and working politically, we can empower people to build resilience in particularly testing…  


Fighting COVID-19 surges in South Asia

As wealthy countries expand their vaccination programmes and begin to emerge from lockdown, a second deadly wave of the virus has hit South Asia.  


Digital technology can be a gamechanger in emergency health response

At the end of every day, health worker Amrit Kaur uses her smartphone to log in details of vaccines utilized and those in stock for immunization. Her smartphone app helps her manage the vaccine stocks…  


Cambodia COVID-19 And Social Protection - Responses And Lessons Learned

With support from the government of Australia, UNDP supplied Cambodia’s Ministry of Planning with 1,700 tablet computers, software, as well as training for field officers that allowed them to quickly…  


How Young Entrepreneurs in Asia-Pacific Respond to COVID-19

The report provides evidence of the agility and resilience of youth entrepreneurs in Asia-Pacific in the face of threats from COVID-19 pandemic to their business survival; and the significant…  


UNDP Annual Report 2020

This Report takes a look at the results UNDP achieved with countries and communities through 12 intense months; and features UNDP’s global ideas and research on building forward better.  

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