ASEF’s support for displaced people from Ukraine through WHO (Phase 2)
Assistance for COVID-19 response
- As an assistance under Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) Project for Strengthening Preparedness and Response to the COVID-19 and other Emerging Infectious Diseases financially contributed by Japan, the Government of Japan has approved the financial support of 10,000,000 USD for WHO emergency response to address COVID-19 and other infectious diseases in Ukraine and neighboring countries.
- Medical devices, medicines, personal protective equipment and others will be provided to displaced people in Ukraine and neighboring countries, such as Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Bulgaria and Moldova through the WHO Regional Office for Europe (EURO).
- This assistance will be provided as the Phase 2 of the financial support of (9,500,000 USD) for WHO emergency response to address COVID-19 and other infectious diseases in Ukraine and neighboring countries in April 2022.
(Note 1) Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) was founded in 1997 in Singapore as a permanent body of Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM). It engages in activities to enhance mutual understanding between Asia and Europe with a focus on the socio-cultural field.
(Note 2) Details of the goods to be provided:
Cold chain and other medical equipment, testing kits, medicines, disinfectants and decontaminants, COVID-19 personal protective equipment.