More than 70% of medicines bought directly from suppliers - analytics of UNDP medicines procurement
Oct 24, 2017
The United Nations Development Programme has analyzed the procurement it conducted with the funds of 2016 state budget. According to the results, share of medicines bought directly from manufacturers comprised 71%, in contrast to 90% of the Ministry of Health tenders won by distributors in 2014 and earlier years - before the international procurement of medicines was introduced.
After repairs to main building, children of Pokrovsk orphanage prepare for grand opening
Oct 17, 2017
The orphanage in Pokrovsk was built in 1944 and required repairs and improvements to its energy efficiency. In April 2017, the UNDP, with financial support from the government of Japan, started renovation work. Now that the works are completed, the centre can house up to 40 children.
New outpatient clinic to serve population in Ukraine’s eastern conflict zone
Oct 10, 2017
The United Nations Development Programme in Ukraine (UNDP) and the government of Japan have repaired a building to house an outpatient clinic that is to serve the population of the frontline town of Toretsk in Donetsk Oblast.
U-Inn: the youth innovation factory for democracy and human rights
Oct 9, 2017
100 youth from across Ukraine participated in U-Inn camp where they showed innovative solutions to solving local community issues, and promoting participation and human rights. They also took part in training in project management, project implementation, and worked with experts to help them develop their ideas.
Right to know: Providing access to Public Information
Sep 29, 2017
As September 28 marks the International Right to Know Day, the UNDP Ombudsperson’s Office and the Council of the Europe Office in Ukraine held a conference to promote transparency and openness of local and national authorities.
Renovated water supply system to serve vital healthcare facility in Donetsk Oblast
Sep 27, 2017
UNDP in Ukraine and the government of Japan have renovated the water supply system of Kramatorsk City Hospital No. 1, which provides healthcare services to over 100,000 local people and IDPs in Donetsk Oblast.
Repaired Blood Transfusion Station in Mariupol to serve over half a million people
Sep 26, 2017
The station, which was repaired by UNDP in Ukraine with financial support from the government of Japan, is a key medical facility covering the entire southern portion of Donetsk Oblast. The station is located in a densely populated residential area of Mariupol, on the territory of City Hospital No. 2. The station collects and processes about 5.5 tons of donated blood annually. It was built in 1995 and due to its long exploitation time required repairs and improvements to its energy efficiency.
Civic Side of TECHnocracy: Personal Democracy Forum came back to Ukraine
Sep 26, 2017
In the wake of last year’s success of the Personal Democracy Forum (PDF) in Ukraine, the country hosts the event for a second consecutive year. Organised by OPORA, TechSoup, Transparencee, and Fundacja ePanstwo in partnership with UNDP and other stakeholders, PDF Ukraine gathered over 200 top technologists, campaigners, opinion-makers, government officials, journalists, and academics for two days of game-changing talks, workshops, and networking opportunities.
“Energy Efficiency School”: the ways to a greener and cleaner Ukraine
Sep 22, 2017
Energy efficiency technologies and the potential of the use of bioenergy resources in Ukraine were discussed at the national conference in Kyiv.
Repaired bridge will improve inter-regional logistics in eastern Ukraine
Sep 21, 2017
A bridge over Aidar River, repaired by the UN Development Programme in Ukraine (UNDP) with financial support from the government of Japan, is an important transport and logistical artery connecting Luhansk and Kharkiv oblasts. Its restoration will improve logistics within the region and beyond.