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Fighting COVID-19: UNDP and AGFUND Triage Unit Serves Refugees and Host Communities in the North of Jordan

Irbid- The United Nations Development Programme in Jordan has set up a triage unit at King Abdullah University Hospital in Jordan’s northern city of Irbid to support the hospital in dealing with the…  


Launch of Automated Testing Service of COVID-19 Symptoms with Sign Language Chatbot Using AI

Launch of an automated testing service of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) symptoms through a chatbot that uses the sign language, capitalizing on Artificial Intelligence (AI).  


Fighting COVID-19 together: Germany provides PCR system for newly established laboratory in Hebron

Hebron – The German Representative Office handed over a Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) system to the Palestinian Ministry of Health in Hebron on Wednesday 20 May 2020. Present were the German Head of…  


COVID-19: Human development on course to decline this year for the first time since 1990

New York – Global human development – the combined measure of the world’s education, health and living standards – could to decline this year for the first time since the concept was developed in…  


UNDP launches a solidarity campaign in the Arab States

New York – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today launched a solidarity campaign intended to engage communities in supporting local solutions in countries across the Arab States region…  


#EqualPartnersJO Challenges Gender Norms During Coronavirus Outbreak

Men as equal partners are essential to realizing gender equality and the 2030 Agenda. However, the road to gender equality is long and the coronavirus outbreak has added additional obstacles on our…  


UNDP Saves the Season for Sheep Farmers Amid COVID-19

The United Nations Development Program in Jordan implemented emergency measures to help livestock farmers in "saving the wool and milk season" and alleviating the effects of a nation-wide curfew…  


Property Tax Project Proves Critical During COVID-19 Lockdown in Jordan

AMMAN - The Property Tax Project, supported by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), has been tapped by the Government of Jordan to assist in its COVID-19 response. Its vocational licensing…  


COVID-19: New UNDP data dashboards reveal huge disparities among countries in ability to cope and recover

New York – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today released two new data dashboards that highlight the huge disparities in countries’ abilities to cope with and recover from the COVID-19…  


The Ministry of Information partners with WHO, UNICEF and UNDP to counter the spread of COVID-19 misinformation in Lebanon

As the Lebanese government battles the COVID-19 pandemic, a dangerous epidemic of misinformation has been circulating through different communication channels and in communities since the beginning of…  

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