Ventilators, testing kits and substantial quantity of personal protective equipment will be procured for North Macedonia under the 4 million euro-EU assistance meant to meet the country's immediate needs in coping with Covid-19.
Ambassador Samuel Žbogar signed the contract on 3 April. The equipment will be delivered by the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS).
This urgent aid is part of the overall EU solidarity support for the country in management of the coronavirus situation worth 66 million euros. This support also includes 50 million euros for socio-economic recovery, 9 million euros for helping the private sector and 3 million euros direct budget support.