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Innovative ringtone messages positively impacts knowledge, perceptions and behaviours related to COVID-19 in Pakistan

To respond to the misleading guides and assumptions, a centralized communication strategy was developed in the COVID-19 response war room, housed at the Ministry of Health in collaboration with…  


COVID-19 Signals of disruption: What can we (fore)see?

As COVID-19 cases increase and UNDP Pakistan moves into rapid response, the Innovation-AccLab Pakistan team is zooming out from the current crisis management and mapping out emerging disruptive…  


Literal call for well-being

With UNDP’ assistance, the government of Sindh has launched a tele-counselling service for confirmed and suspected COVID-19 patients to help them cope with the psychological impact of COVID-19…  


COVID-19 pandemic

UNDP is working with its partners to combat the spread of the disease and to support the most affected countries where health systems are weakest and people are at their most vulnerable.  


Introducing UNDP Innovation-AccLab Pakistan: Reimagining Development

UNDP in Pakistan began its innovation journey in 2017 with a commitment to mainstream innovation in projects and programmes. Now in 2020, we are scaling our innovation support with the newly…  


Improving Pakistan’s ranking on the Human Development Index: ARE THE YOUTH OF KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA THE ANSWER?

This is a land of paradoxes. It has an illustrious past but a troubled present. Its soil is rich, yet the people are poor. They face countless hardships but remain optimistic. This is the Khyber…  


Turning Sustainable Development Goals from a global vision into Gilgit-Baltistan’s local reality

Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) covers over 72,000 square kilometers, amongst the world’s highest mountain range, in the north of Pakistan and borders China, Afghanistan, and India. Situated at the confluence…  


An uphill battle: how local innovation is providing communities with the answers to water access, use and management

With its fertile arable land, dense forests, and rivers and streams fed by glacier water, Pakistan is blessed with an abundance of natural resources. Yet how to not only access but successfully…  


UNDP helps bring clean drinking water to Gole Tassu village in Gilgit-Baltistan

Bushra, Batool, a school teacher, had lived and worked in Skardu before moving to Gole village. Despite being located only 32 km away from the bustling city of Skardu in Gilgit Baltistan, Bushra felt…  


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