What We Do

Present in Iraq since 1976, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is committed to supporting the Government and people of Iraq during their transition towards reconciliation, reform and stability. UNDP’s support ranges from promoting emergency livelihoods and community dialogue in districts impacted by the humanitarian crisis, to helping stabilize newly liberated areas through its Funding Facility for Immediate Stabilization (FFIS), to providing technical assistance in support of governance reforms and decentralization.

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Fast Facts: GFATM Tuberculosis Programme

Based on the latest epidemiological situation, Iraq ranks 108 out of 213 countries and territories by the estimated number of Tuberculosis (TB) cases, and is considered amongst 8 high TB burden countries in the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR). The Government of Iraq considers TB a major public health problem. In January 2008, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq was selected as the Principle Recipient to implement the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM). 

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