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Govt, UN call for more action to fight Non-Communicable Diseases

Uganda is one of many countries burdened by Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) in Africa. Reports show that NCDs affecting Ugandans include cancers, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, chronic…  


Leaders pledge climate action support as Uganda hosts 2021 Africa Climate Week

Global leaders at the 2021 Africa Climate Week have pledged their increased support to climate action initiatives to mitigate the environmental crisis that the world and Africa faces.  


Roadmap for the implementation of the SDGs in Uganda 2020/21 – 2024/25

For holistic approaches that embed greater stakeholder engagement-UNDP, supported the Government of Uganda to undertake an exercise to review the coordination framework and roadmap, based on findings…  


Biomass to Electricity: Mulago Hospital experiment producing results

Through our solutions mapping exercise, the UNDP Uganda Accelerator Lab team released an open call for solutions to address the problem of deforestation in Uganda.  


Govt, UNDP, ADC partner to restore wetlands

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with the Ministry of Water and Environment and the Austrian Development Cooperation (ADC) have partnered to implement a project which…  


Guest Blog: International Youth Day

Uganda has one of the youngest populations in the world, with 78% of the country being under the age of 30. What’s more, in the next 20 years the world’s population is projected to increase by a…  


UNDP, WHO, Ministry of Health Deploy Essential Health Workers to Support COVID-19 Response

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in partnership with the Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization (WHO), has deployed medical personnel and Public Health specialists as…  


UNDP Initiatives for Youth in Uganda

UNDP is currently undertaking several initiatives designed to empower the youth of Uganda, with skilling, innovation and entrepreneurship serving as catalysts to enable UNDP’s broader development…  


UNDP Uganda 2020 Annual Report

UNDP Uganda's 2020 Annual Report, titled "Standing with Uganda to Build Forward Better Together in the Face of COVID-19"  


Strengthening Uganda's Emergency Response and Recovery to COVID-19

In partnership with the National Emergency Coordination and Operation Center (NECOC) and with the financial support from The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, UNDP have begun efforts to support the…  

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