Of the 135 million dollars allocated by the World Bank of Ukraine. 35 million will be devoted to the fight against COVID-19, 20 million for the purchase of necessary materials and equipment and 15 million for additional financing for medical facilities.
This was announced during a briefing on Wednesday by Minister of Health Maxim Stepanov, reports a correspondent for Ukrinform.
“Ukraine has successfully attracted an additional $ 135 million from the World Bank, of which $ 35 million will be used to fight COVID-19 in Ukraine. An additional 20 million will be used to purchase the materials and equipment needed to overcome COVID-1, and 15 million for additional funding. medical institutions to organize the detection and treatment of COVID-19 cases, “said Stepanov.
He added that at a government meeting today, problems with the supply of medicines, salaries of health workers, etc.
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As Ukrinform reported, the World Bank will provide Ukraine with $ 135 million to modernize the health sector and fight the COVID-19 epidemic.
According to the cost center, at 9 a.m. on April 15 in Ukraine, 3,764 laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19, of which 108 were fatal, 143 patients recovered. 392 new cases were recorded per day.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru