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Positive women

What’s it like living as an HIV positive woman in the Tajikistan of today? Delve into the lives of Madina and Tahmina and explore their struggles in this graphic novel.  


Doctors join forces to ease pain on both sides of the Nistru river

“Losing someone you love is traumatic. But when someone you love dies in pain, something dies in you.” Until recently, Moldova’s breakaway region had no access to palliative care.  


No one carries water in this Uzbek village...anymore

Suffering from an outdated water system in disrepair, a village in Uzbekistan found a sustainable solution to accessing safe drinking water.  


Goal 3: Good health and well-being


How one man’s struggle led to a health care success in Ukraine

From one man's struggle to manage his leukemia treatment to sweeping changes in medical procurement - the landscape of health care access in Ukraine has dramatically shifted.  


In eastern Ukraine, a glimmer of hope for women inmates living with HIV

Life for the HIV affected population in Ukraine is safer and healthier inside the prison walls rather than outside.  


Being intersex is hard, our silence makes it harder

The global silence around intersex lives reflects negatively on the mental health of intersex individuals and communities. A few weeks ago, during our sub-regional dialogue on #BeingLGBTI, we met…  


Addressing social, economic and environmental determinants of health and the health divide in the context of sustainable human development

Social, economic and environmental factors are embedded in development as the three interlinking pillars of sustainable human development. They also, to a large extent, determine population health and…  


Reaching the margins: Fighting social exclusion in Montenegro

In Montenegro, where existing social services are still lacking, the vulnerable ones continue to face numerous barriers to social inclusion. UNDP is making social services tailored to the needs of the…  


Recovering from multidrug-resistant TB in Turkmenistan

A UNDP-supported, Global Fund (GF)-financed initiative aims to reduce the burden of tuberculosis on the local communities of Turkmenistan.  

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