Switzerland donates masks, gloves and disinfectants to ten Moldovan districts

Local news, 26.03.2020

Family doctors and nurses from 68 health centers and 211 family doctor’s offices from ten districts of the Republic of Moldova will get masks, gloves and disinfectants for ensuring protection against COVID-19. 

The donation consists of 63,700 disposable medical latex gloves, 54,600 disposable nitrile gloves and 760 liters of disinfectant for hands and surfaces.

The action was coordinated with country’s Ministry of Health, Labor and Social Protection and is done as part of the Swiss-funded “Healthy Life: Reduction of Burden of Non-Communicable Diseases” project.  Implemented by the Swiss Tropical and Public Health, "Healthy Life" focuses on the reduction of the burden of non-communicable diseases and the persons who suffer from such diseases, mainly adults older than 65 that face increased risks of getting the new virus. 

Switzerland is one of the largest donors in Moldova’s health sector.

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