America has provided Armenia with an additional $1 million to support the coronavirus vaccination process
The US government, through the Agency for International Development (USAID), is allocating an additional $1 million to support the coronavirus vaccination process in Armenia. According to the agency, so far in Armenian the total funding allocated by USAID for the fight against the epidemic is more than $11 million.
It includes emergency funding to meet urgent health needs and mitigate secondary and tertiary impacts on democratic development and economic growth.
“Throughout the epidemic, the United States has cooperated with Armenia in the fight against Covid-19. With this new assistance, we will continue to work together to overcome Covid-19 and prepare for further public health threats,” said U.S. Ambassador to Armenia Lyn Tracy.
The agency also reports that since the outbreak of the epidemic, the US has been working closely with Armenia to preserve public health by strengthening laboratory capacity and funding for the management of severe cases, providing basic equipment, supporting vulnerable households and children, stimulating the Armenian government’s crisis communication and preparing and strengthening emergency response.