07 April 2020 – Emergency Grant Aid of 1 million US dollars to deliver Avigan to countries

This item is sourced from the CCCSL: CSH Covid-19 Control Strategies List co-ordinated by the Complexity Science Hub Vienna, Austria. We are in the process of gathering further information and aligning taxonomies for these items.

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Health, Foreign Aid
Intervention Categories: Drug-based measures; Research and development
Level of Jurisdiction: National

Overview: The Government intends to expand clinical research on Avigan on COVID-19 in cooperation with interested countries. We will provide an Emergency Grant Aid of 1 million US dollars to the countries with COVID-19 patients. This will provide procurement and transport of the required number of Avigan tablets as requested by beneficiary governments to Japan, through UNOPS and from a pre-selected supplier.
Full details here: https://www.mofa.go.jp/press/release/press1e_000149.html