On 22 June, a shipment of medical equipment arrived in Azerbaijan to help healthcare workers on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The protective equipment is funded by the EU and procured by the World Health Organization (WHO). The assistance includes 10,000 face shields, 10,000 protective goggles, 8,000 gowns and 140,000 respirators.
The assistance is part of the ‘Solidarity for Health’ initiative, to which the EU has contributed €30 million to support Eastern partner countries in fighting COVID-19.
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