finance & economy

COVID-19: US gov't grants Tunisia vital medical equipment

February 23, 2021

(TAP) - The US government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), donated to the Tunisian government vital medical equipment worth $4million (over 10 million dinars) to 33 Tunisian hospitals to help them meet the urgent needs to combat COVID-19, US Embassy in Tunis announced Tuesday in a press release.

In partnership with the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), the US government had delivered the first three batches of the equipment to support hospitals.

This donation includes 55 upright freezers, 270 high-flow oxygen generators, 308 modular infusion stations, 200 oximeters, 110 surface disinfection machines, 20 water management units and 66 video laryngoscopes.

The US government has since March 2020, granted Tunisia over $36 million (over 98MTD) under the COVID-19 assistance, to help meet the immediate and long-term needs in matters of health care.

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