Over the past two days the European office of the world health organization delivered in Azerbaijan, Belarus and Ukraine 4.7 million sets of personal protection for physicians. Funding for this project was provided by the EU within the framework of assistance to these countries in the fight against the pandemic COVID-19.
Cargo weighing 92 tons delivered by aircraft. In General, Azerbaijan, Belarus and Ukraine received 2.8 million medical masks, respirators 1.3 million, 100 thousand protective shields for face, 60 thousand special points and 340 thousand gowns. All products comply with international quality standards. These funds will help to protect doctors working with infected COVID-19.
for assistance Received 900 thousand sets will cover the needs of fifty Ukrainian hospitals throughout the month. In Belarus, which have higher rates of morbidity, delivered 3.6 million sets of personal protection, and in Azerbaijan – 160 thousand.
This is the first batch of humanitarian cargo delivered in the framework of the joint project of the who and the EU. In the near future, assistance will also receive Armenia, Georgia and Republic of Moldova. In General, within two months in the six countries of the region will be allocated more than 10 million sets of protection kits for laboratory testing for coronavirus infection and other items needed to fight the pandemic.