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  • 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.

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