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ADB Initiative for Coronavirus Disease Prevention

The Asian Development Bank – ADB has allocated a $100,000 grant from the ongoing Maternal and Child Health Integrated Care Project to support the #Tajikistan government’s preventive and mitigation efforts against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
The assistance will finance the purchase of emergency medical supplies (masks, gloves, tubes, respirators, thermoscanners) and necessary diagnostics, using expeditious procurement methods.
The Tajikistan Ministry of Healthcare and Social Protection requested ADB assistance on 4 March 2020. No COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Tajikistan as of 15 March 2020, with 1,566 people quarantined.
ADB is in constant contact with the government, the World Health Organization, and other related partners, and stands ready to provide further assistance as required. 

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