UNICEF delivered 3rd shipment of COVID-19 test kits to Pasteur Institute
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.
UNICEF promotes the rights and wellbeing of every child, in everything we do. Together with our partners, we work in 190 countries and territories to translate that commitment into practical action, focusing special effort on reaching the most vulnerable and excluded children, to the benefit of all children, everywhere.
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