USA to donate 1.6 million Corona vaccine for children to Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, July 27 (Alliance News): With the partnership with Kovacs, the total number of doses received by Pakistan from the US will increase to more than 77 million after sending 16 million doses of Corona vaccine for children from the US to Pakistan under the agreement.

According to a statement issued by the US Embassy, ​​the new donations of Corona vaccines were announced when the health talks between Pakistan and the US concluded in Washington, to support the vaccination efforts in Pakistan.

Since the beginning of the global epidemic Corona, to help Pakistani citizens to fight against this epidemic, the US government has sent more than 70 million dollars for direct assistance to Pakistan and 13.8 million dollars for humanitarian assistance. Is.

America is the biggest country to donate corona vaccine to Pakistan.

In addition to Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, the United States has recently donated four mobile testing laboratories worth $4.6 million to Pakistan’s National Institute of Health through USAID. will strengthen the capacity to do so and will prove useful especially in remote areas.

Earlier, the US had provided Pakistan with 1.2 lakh N95 masks, 96 thousand surgical masks, 52 thousand protective goggles, 1 million rapid diagnostic test kits, 1200 pulse oximeters, 200 ventilators for 54 Pakistani hospitals, from which Pakistan Helped to save lives of citizens throughout.

In addition, the US government has trained more than 30,000 female health workers across Pakistan in home care for coronavirus patients, as well as established a national network of disease diagnosis and response units and teams, which It will be useful for dealing with the current pandemic and building resilience for the future.

Emphasizing the strong bilateral cooperation on health and thanking Pakistan for its continued partnership in the fight against the coronavirus, US Ambassador Donald Bloom said that during our 75-year relationship, we have strengthened our cooperation and Pakistan.

This is most evident in our joint efforts to combat and end the transmission of the coronavirus, and we will work together to address lifelong health issues.

Close coordination between US and Pakistani officials, including doctors, nurses, and logistics professionals, is producing concrete, life-saving results.

A press release issued by the US Embassy said that the US will continue to support Pakistan from a whole-of-government perspective to help strengthen Pakistan’s capacity and infrastructure to deal with Corona and other diseases.

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