TBILISI, Georgia, 30 April 2020. UNICEF will continue supporting the National Centre for Disease Control and Public Health (NCDC) in responding to COVID-19 pandemic within the framework of the Memorandum of Cooperation signed today by the Director General of the National Centre for Disease Control and Public Health Dr. Amiran Gamkrelidze, and UNICEF Representative in Georgia Dr. Ghassan Khalil.
- procurement of essential medical supplies and health products, including health technologies;
- development and implementation of the Risk Communication and Community Engagement Strategy and Action Plan on COVID-19;
- uninterrupted access to basic medical services for pregnant women and young children;
- effective utilization of digital technologies and electronic health management information systems.
UNICEF also donated a vehicle to NCDC to serve in meeting the increasing needs of Covid-19 response.
Memorandum of Cooperation between UNICEF and National Centre for Disease Control and Public Health
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