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On April 12 in Hanoi, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) presented 20,000 masks to the Ministry of Health, to help protect medical workers who are on the front line of the battle against COVID-19.
Speaking at the awarding ceremony, Ms. Caitlin Wiesen, UNDP Resident Representative, congratulated Vietnam on the fight against COVID-19, as half of patients in Vietnam had successfully recovered.
Ms. Wiesen affirmed UNDP’s commitment to supporting Vietnam in its effort to prevent the pandemic.
"The global COVID-19 pandemic has caused a shortage of essential personal protective equipment, putting health workers at risk of exposure," said Ms. Wiesen
"UNDP is helping the Ministry of Health in purchasing personal protective equipment (PPE) and other medical supplies to support physicians, nurses and health workers who are on the front line in this battle. "
UNDP is working closely with related Ministries and UN organizations to support Viet Nam in timely and effectively preventing COVID-19 pandemic. UNDP supports the Government of Viet Nam's approach and believes that this approach will help slow the spread of COVID-19, minimize risks and consequences to people and the vulnerable economy.
To prevent COVID-19, UNDP cooperated with the Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization (WHO) to launch a "No one is left behind" communication campaign, towards ethnic minorities and people with disabilities. Communication campaign on COVID-19 prevention measures through videos, cartoons and other forms in ethnic languages and sign languages.
In the long run, UNDP will look for innovative solutions to help Vietnam prevent and control similar crises and learn from this pandemic, build a better future.
Here are some pictures at the awarding ceremony:
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