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DENR and UNDP launch Initiative to Strengthen Access and Benefits Sharing of Philippine Genetic Resources

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Biodiversity Management Bureau (BMB) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in the Philippines launched a flagship multisectoral…  


Prevention and Management of Mental Health Conditions in the Philippines: The Case for Investment

Mental, neurological and substance use conditions, including depression, anxiety disorders, psychosis, epilepsy, dementia and alcohol-use disorders, pose a significant challenge in the Philippines. In…  


Creating safe space for communication in the time of COVID-19

It was the second quarter of 2020, the start of the nationwide quarantine due to COVID-19. While Moro communities were observing Ramadan, the quarantine restrictions had made it more challenging for…  


[OPED] "Transformation, Inclusion, and Empowerment (TIE) for Lasting Peace"

On International Peace Day in 2021, the Philippines has a lot to celebrate. The Congress is close to passing the legislation that will extend the Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) to 2025,…  


Common words for peace

If there is one thing that binds the Moro communities despite cultural differences, it is faith. And if there are people who can be effective instruments of peace, these are the faith-based leaders.  


San Fernando, La Union hosts 5-day enumerators' training supported by UNDP

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) conducted a 5-day enumeration survey training from Sept. 6-10 for 52 LGU representatives in preparation for the City's DevLive+ application roll…  


Trends in COVID-19 Vaccine Acceptance in the Philippines and their Implications on Health Communication

Thus, UNDP Philippines, in close collaboration with the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), has commissioned this research titled, “Trends in COVID-19 Vaccine Acceptance in the…  


PH receives support for medical waste management effort amid COVID-19 Pandemic

– The Philippines through the Department of Health (DOH) received support in improving the health waste management system in the country through the assistance of the Government of China and the…  


Leaving No One Behind: Treatment and Care Concerns of People Living with HIV in the Time of COVID-19 (A Philippine Situationer)

The negative impact of COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately affected the lives of those who are already vulnerable and marginalized pre-COVID-19. In particular, people living with HIV encountered…  


UNDP Hands Over Digital PPE Platform to DTI, Details Plans for Expansion

In a virtual handover ceremony, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) formally turned over to the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) the Enhanced Manufacturing of Protective Wear and…  

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