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USAID Donates $1.9m to Ethiopia

March 21 , 2020

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced 1.9 million dollars of assistance to support Ethiopia’s efforts in the fight against the spread of COVID-19. USAID is working with the Ministry of Health and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC)  to support capacity building, preparation and response to the ongoing public health emergency related to COVID-19 in Ethiopia. It will assist Ethiopia in supporting information campaigns to inform the public reducing the risk of spreading the virus. It also trains healthcare workers on infection prevention and control measures and training for Ethiopian Airlines staff on how to recognise COVID-19 symptoms. It also pledged to donate personal protection equipment.



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