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Improving Access to Maternal Care in Ramadi

The rehabilitated Ramadi Teaching Hospital for Women and Children serves over 400,000 women across Anbar, improving their access to essential maternal care.  


Support for Syrian herders and farmers to safeguard livelihoods in the face of the COVID-19 crisis

Damascus, 9 September 2021 – The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has contributed a US$544,795 grant to alleviate the pressure of the COVID pandemic on the Syrian rural…  


Bursting bubbles: How to fight online fake news in Morocco

Fake news are not a new phenomenon in Morocco, the propagation of false information and rumors has always existed, but the information revolution that we’re actually still going through, including the…  


Benghazi: Access to healthcare becomes a call for returnees

More than three years of fighting in Benghazi left barely any buildings intact and no essential facilities available.  


New Cardiac Surgery Centre at Al Salam Hospital gives hope to thousands

Four years ago, during the liberation from ISIL, nine out of 13 key public hospital centers in Mosul were left severely damaged. This brought down the city’s healthcare facilities to less than 30…  


UNDP Yemen COVID-19 Response: Second Quarter 2021

In our eighth COVID-19 newsletter covering the months of January to March 2021, read how UNDP continues to work with local implementing partners to make a difference in preparing, responding, and…  


What gets men interested in home-care duty?

To be more accurate, it is a one million thirty-seven six hundred sixty-four-dollar question. This projection is based on research from Khateera.com.  



Federal Ministry of Health, UNDP and WHO launch improved HIV treatment

The Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), World Health Organization (WHO) and partners have commenced the roll-out of a new HIV treatment in Sudan,…  


Reaching the unreachable: The return and reintegration of families perceived as affiliated with ISIL in Iraq

“We faced many challenges. We left everything behind, even our cars. We fled only with the clothes on our backs.” Ahmad, member of a family perceived as ISIL-affiliated from Anbar Governorate.  

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