The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) is strongly committed to the health sector as essential for social and economic development in Bolivia and has contributed significantly to reducing gaps and inequities in people's access to health services.
KOICA, a government agency of Korea, is currently the most important bilateral partner of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) in Bolivia and is responsible for implementing and managing the non-reimbursable financial cooperation of the Korean government for partner countries. KOICA’s partnership with PAHO began in 2013, was consolidated through different projects, and today is one of the most stable of PAHO’s partners in Bolivia.
Its main mission is to contribute to social and economic development in Bolivia through different cooperative programs. It works mainly in transport, agriculture, and energy, with a very strong emphasis in health.