The India-UN Development Partnership Fund, managed by UNOSSC, is working rapidly to support projects responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Projects are supplying medical equipment, and will be building healthcare capacities, mitigating socio-economic impact and catalyzing transformative recovery.
The India-UN Development Partnership Fund recently provided five ventilators to Government of Antigua & Barbuda. The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment now has five ventilators to better equip the specially designed infectious disease and isolation centre, which was developed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This is one part of an India-UN Partnership Fund US$1 million project to strengthen national health capacities and reduce the negative socio-economic impacts of the COVID-19 crisis in Antigua and Barbuda.
The India-UN Development Partnership Fund, including its Commonwealth Window, has recently approved the following initiatives:
During this most challenging time, the India Fund is leveraging the strengths of the UN system to fast-track and implement transformative projects upon the request of national governments.
For more information on India-UN Development Partnership Fund, please visit the India Fund Website. For questions about the India-UN Development Partnership Fund, please contact Sumeeta Banerji, UN Office for South-South Cooperation at firstname.lastname@example.org.