Tag: UNOPS

Norway is the latest donor to LIFT to support vulnerable groups in Myanmar

Norway has joined the Livelihoods and Food Security Fund “LIFT” as its newest donor on 24 July 2020. Norway joins the existing donors to the pooled fund, which are the United Kingdom, the European Union, Australia, Switzerland, the United States of America, Canada, New Zealand and Ireland. LIFT’s funding to date totals USD 574 million.…

Sweden hands out healthcare items in Myanmar

Sweden together with partners of ‘The Access to Health Fund’ is supporting healthcare service providers in Myanmar during the COVID-19 pandemic. The team has been contributing to that critical need, and handed out $6.2 million worth of healthcare items to Myanmar Ministry of Health and Sports on 17 July 2020. Sweden is proud to support…

The UN support Myanmar government in sourcing medical aids for Covid-19

The United Nations in Myanmar is taking energetic steps to support the Government of Myanmar in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, which is now rapidly across the globe unfolding in over 170 countries, and has reached Myanmar. The Swedish UN Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator in Myanmar Mr. Ola Almgren said. “The UN remains…

Sweden contributes US$43 million to healthcare in Myanmar

Sweden grants US$43 million (SEK385 million) to the Access to Health fund for Myanmar. Access to Health is a large fund handled by UNOPS (United Nations Office for Project Services). With support of Sweden, the United States, the United Kingdom and Switzerland, the fund will continue to build and strengthen the healthcare in Myanmar between…