More than 85 thousand families are informed about the protection from Covid-19

30 July 2020
a child with her grandmother, Moldova
UNICEF/Moldova/2014/Gutu

About 85,000 families in Moldova, customers of the electricity supplier Premier Energy, who requested to be sent the invoice in electronic format, receive attached to the email an information leaflet, which contains useful information about individual measures for protection against COVID-19. The leaflet was developed within the national campaign #TakeCare. Stop the COVID-19. Save Lives” of the Ministry of Health, Labor and Social Protection, UNICEF and WHO, with the support of USAID.

"Private sector is a key actor who, together with the authorities responsible for public health, can contribute to the prevention of Covid-19, encouraging the population to show maximum responsibility and social solidarity," said the Minister of Health, Labor and Social Protection. Viorica Dumbrăveanu.

"UNICEF believes in the power of extended partnerships and has a rich history of collaboration with the private sector," said Desiree Jongsma, UNICEF Country Representative in Moldova. "In the context of the current Covid-19 pandemic, national companies, but also small and medium sized enterprises can identify, design and implement actions that capitalize on the strengths of the private sector, to provide support to affected families".

Jose Luis Gomez Pascual, country manager of Premier Energy in Moldova, states that the company he manages “supports joint efforts to prevent COVID-19-related diseases. The current initiative is an example of an alliance for the common good, which is part of our group's corporate social responsibility policy ”.

Premier Energy, the largest electricity supplier in the Republic of Moldova, which serves over 900 thousand consumers in the center and south of the country, collaborates with the Ministry of Health, Labor and Social Protection and UNICEF in Moldova in the framework of a public-private partnership to inform the population about measures to prevent the transmission of COVID-19 infection.

The collaboration takes place in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, which registered in our country almost 24,000 confirmed cases of contamination and over 750 deaths among the population.

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UNICEF Moldova
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