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Tajikistan|life|June 12, 2020 / 02:48 PM
Hospitals in Tajikistan receive personal protective equipment from EU

AKIPRESS.COM - The Delegation of the European Union in Tajikistan together with UNICEF Tajikistan and Ministry of Health and Social Protection are finalising the distribution of the first 24.7 tons delivered as part of the European Union’s contribution to Tajikistan's emergency COVID-19 response.

The distribution of personal protective equipment more specifically includes thermometers, protective overalls, and N95/FFP type masks that will be delivered to 153 prioritised hospitals all across the country.

The list of hospitals has been identified by the Ministry of Health and Social Protection and has been drawn up according to urgent needs, available stocks and the principle of non-duplication of support from other donors.

The supplies have been delivered directly to hospitals by the Red Crescent Society of Tajikistan, in line with the attached distribution list.

Additional medical equipment and materials provided by the Swiss Development Agency for Cooperation in Tajikistan, have also been distributed at the same time in the spirit of strengthening partnerships to support the Government of Tajikistan in fighting the Covid-19 pandemic, the EU Delegation to Tajikistan said.

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