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Finding opportunities in the pandemic; to strengthen institutions and ensure inclusion

UNDP’s strategic response to COVID-19 is two-pronged. We are supporting health response efforts to prevent the spread of the pandemic as well as mitigating the socio-economic impact on the most…  


UNDP: Governments must lead fight against coronavirus misinformation and disinformation

Governments must step up to lead the fight against a growing tide of false, inflammatory and misleading information that threatens to worsen the already severe impacts of the virus, according to the…  


COVID-19 Pakistan: Socio-Economic Framework

This report sets out the framework for immediate socio-economic response to COVID-19 in Pakistan, in line with the United Nations’ global response framework. The pandemic is an unprecedented public…  


Innovating for Disaster Risk Reduction in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

The “Master the Disaster Hackathon” organized by UNDP in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa resulted in no such images to share over social media (or sprinkle through this piece) but it delivered far beyond anyone’s…  


Pandemic Communications: Starting Early, Producing Consistently

Our Strategic Communications Unit (SCU) was set up at the Chief Minister’s Office in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) last year. The main objective of the unit was to help communicate the efforts and benefits…  


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…  


Art of War against COVID19

The UN is helping the Government of Pakistan to plan a mitigation response to the socioeconomic impact of the pandemic on the most vulnerable. In this regard, UNDP has been tasked by the UN Resident…  


COVID-19 Recovery Must Deliver Universal Health Insurance, Safety Nets and Affordable Internet Access, says UNDP

Governments must dramatically overhaul policies and invest in public health, economic stimulus, and social safety nets, to help countries recover faster from the COVID-19 pandemic, says a new report…  


UNDP supports the National Health Hackathon for local health care tech-solutions for communicable diseases including COVID-19

UNDP partnered with National Incubation Center (NIC), Jazz xlr8, and Ministry of National Health Services Regulation and Coordination to support the National Health Hackathon. The online Hackathon was…  


UNDP organizes Digital Hackathon in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to find solutions for Climate Change disasters and COVID-19

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) concluded Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s segment of the “Master the Disaster” Digital Hackathon for Disaster Risk Reduction today– the first hackathon conducted…  

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