Project profile — Ukraine and Yemen - Emergency Health Care - World Health Organization 2017


WHO - World Health Organization (41143)
2017-03-30 - 2017-12-31
Global Affairs Canada
MFM Global Issues & Dev.Branch

Country / region 

• Yemen (50.00%)
• Ukraine (50.00%)


• Emergency Response: Material relief assistance and services (72010) (100.00%)

Policy marker 

• Gender equality (significant objective)
• Environmental sustainability (cross-cutting) (not targeted)
• Participatory development and good governance (not targeted)
• Trade development (not targeted)
• Biodiversity (not targeted)
• Climate change mitigation (not targeted)
• Climate Change Adaptation (not targeted)
• Urban issues (not targeted)
• Desertification (not targeted)
• Children's issues (not targeted)
• Youth Issues (not targeted)
• Indigenous Issues (not targeted)
• Disability (not targeted)
• ICT as a tool for development (not targeted)


March 2017 - This support to the World Health Organization (WHO) in Ukraine and Yemen contributes to providing access to basic life-saving primary and emergency secondary health care services to crisis-affected people. In Ukraine, project activities include: (1) filling critical gaps in delivery of quality essential and life-saving health services to conflict-affected population; (2) strengthening critical diseases control programmes and health sector response for priority public health risks; and (3) supporting sustainability of health care provision and resilience of conflict-affected population. In Yemen, project activities include: (1) providing integrated primary, secondary and referral health services, surveillance and response, and medical supplies in priority districts; (2) strengthening reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health interventions, including violence against women; (3) supporting community-based health initiatives and sustain the main pillars and infrastructure of the health system; and (4) strengthening health sector coordination and health information systems.

Expected results 

The expected outcome for this project is increased access to basic health care. The expected intermediate outcome is reduced vulnerability of crisis-affected people, particularly women and children.

Results achieved 


Budget and spending 

Original budget $0
Planned disbursement $0
Country percentages by sector
Type of finance Aid grant excluding debt reorganisation
Collaboration type Bilateral
Type of aid Contributions to specific-purpose programmes and funds managed by implementing partners
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