08 April 2020 – Special humanitarian aid arrives from Russia, PAHO, and UNICEF

Type of Intervention: Other Announcement
Sectors Involved: Executive Office, Foreign Affairs, Health
Intervention Categories: International relations; Foreign aid
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: National Government and Presidential Commission for the Prevention and Care of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Overview: Special humanitarian aid arrives in Venezuela from Russia, PAHO and Unicef to combat Covid-19

The first shipment of humanitarian technical assistance from the United Nations System and the second from the Russian Federation arrived in Venezuela to strengthen the mechanisms for the prevention of the world pandemic of the Coronavirus COVID-19 (20 thousand PCR test kits from the Federation of Russia for the massive detection process of Covid-19, as well as more than 90 tons of the United Nations System that includes medical-surgical supplies and materials, among which medicines and vaccines stand out to advance care in other types of conditions)
Full details here: http://vicepresidencia.gob.ve/arriban-a-venezuela-nuevos-cargamentos-de-ayuda-humanitaria-para-combatir-el-covid-19/

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee, Learning from other jurisdictions
Source of Evidence or Justification: World Health Organisation, National – academic, National – government