In Maldives, UNICEF is trying to ensure exclusive breastfeeding and quality complementary feeding, together with safe drinking water and adequate sanitation. It also tries to improve the quality of education and prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS in Maldives.
WHO was the first UN agency to establish a country programme and an office in Maldives. WHO’s role as the longest standing partner in national health development is well recognized. WHO collaboration in Maldives has embraced a broad-based approach for meeting the country’s national health development needs.
UNDP works with the people and the government of the Maldives to reduce disparities and vulnerabilities, to promote democratic governance, to protect the environment, and to empower communities. Technical expertise, advisory support, and UNDP supported project interventions as a whole contribute to improving people's lives in the Maldives.
The Maldivian Department of National Planning runs under the Ministry of Finance and Treasury. Its mission is to plan, facilitate and co-ordinate national development towards a nation of excellence, and its main objectives are to promote national development through effective planning, to ensure optimum and sustainable utilization of available resources, to facilitate easy access to infrastructure and services for all Maldivians through population and development consolidation strategies, and to guide balance development and enhance the quality of life.
Realizing and understanding the role of meteorological services for socio-economic planning and the development of the country, the Department of Meteorology was established on 1 July 1980 as an independent office reporting to the President’s Office. The Department of Meteorology remained functioning under the Head of State’s Office until November 1993.
The mission of the Ministry of Health and Family in the Maldives is to establish systems for health, well-being and social protection of its people, to provide affordable, accessible and quality healthcare services and drug
NDMC is committed to taking pro-active and timely measures to prevent or reduce the impact of disasters on the Maldivian people and economy through its efficient staff and collaborative efforts with National, Regional and International Agencies