UNICEF delivered 3rd shipment of COVID-19 test kits to Pasteur Institute

21 November 2020
UNICEF Iran/2020/Sayyari

In response to the request from Iran’s Ministry of Health and with the financial support from UN’s Central Emergency Response Fund, UNICEF has flown to Iran a third shipment of COVID-19 test kits which were delivered to Pasteur Institute.

Together with the previous two shipments, UNICEF has provided 216,471 COVID-19 test kits to support the national testing capacity.

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, UNICEF has delivered 63 metric tons of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for health personnel as well as hygiene items, child friendly brochures and masks for children in vulnerable settings, including children in street situation, working children, children without caregivers and children with disability.

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