A new shipment of personal protective equipment arrived in Georgia. This is the third delivery arriving within EU’s continuous support to Georgia to fight COVID-19. The shipment included 16 800 goggles and 10 000 gowns which will contribute to the safety of frontline personnel.
The donation of the personal protective equipment with WHO is part of the European Union’s response to the outbreak of COVID-19 in Georgia. Further medical based support, implemented with WHO, will include training for health-care workers and frontline responders and a strengthening the health sector’s overall preparedness and response capacities.
This assistance is part of a wider package of EU support for Georgia of over €400 million (almost GEL 1.5 billion) which includes support to vulnerable groups and economic recovery. In total, the EU has committed over €15 billion globally to support partner countries combat COVID-19.
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