UN, WHO will help Ukraine in fight against coronavirus pandemic, - PM

Source : 112 Ukraine

By the end of the year, the UN plans to raise $ 165 million to help Ukraine
21:55, 3 April 2020

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The UN and the World Health Organization will help Ukraine in the fight against coronavirus. Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmygal announced this in Telegram.

"The support details were discussed today at a joint meeting with the UN system coordinator in Ukraine Osnat Lubrani, the Partnership Advisor for the Office of the UN system coordinator in Ukraine Olesya Ogryzko and the WHO representative in Ukraine, Jarno Habicht," Shmygal stated.

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According to the UN Humanitarian Response Plan for the Covid-19 pandemic in Ukraine, the UN plans to mobilize $ 165 million by the end of the year. Of this amount, $ 84 million will be allocated to the primary needs of the healthcare system, and another $ 81 million will be used to overcome the socio-economic consequences of the pandemic.

The WHO, in turn, together with the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, is working on the development of the Strategic Plan for Responding to the Covid-19 Pandemic in Ukraine.

As we reported before, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has signed a decree on providing humanitarian assistance to Italy in order to help it fight the coronavirus pandemic.

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