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Helping countries keep up the fight against COVID-19

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In June 2020, the number of cases of COVID-19 continued to rise in countries of WHO’s Eastern Mediterranean Region. WHO trained health workers and equipped health facilities to meet the growing challenge.

See highlights from June.

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In the Gaza Strip, WHO supported 2 simulation exercises to strengthen the ability of emergency medical services teams to respond to COVID-19.
In the Gaza Strip, WHO supported 2 simulation exercises to strengthen the ability of emergency medical services teams to respond to COVID-19.
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To support Yemen’s fragile health system, WHO delivered 43 tons of medical supplies to Sana’a and Aden for onward distribution to hospitals and laboratories across the country.
To support Yemen’s fragile health system, WHO delivered 43 tons of medical supplies to Sana’a and Aden for onward distribution to hospitals and laboratories across the country.
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WHO airlifted 85 tons of medical supplies from Iraq to northeast Syria in mid-June.
WHO airlifted 85 tons of medical supplies from Iraq to northeast Syria in mid-June.
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With support from WHO, Jordan’s Ministry of Health continued to supply medications to patients at home during the pandemic.
With support from WHO, Jordan’s Ministry of Health continued to supply medications to patients at home during the pandemic.
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In Pakistan, community mobilizers tell communities how to protect themselves from the virus.
In Pakistan, community mobilizers tell communities how to protect themselves from the virus.
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In Tunisia, WHO worked with other United Nations agencies and the country’s health ministry to ensure the delivery of medical supplies to fight COVID-19.
In Tunisia, WHO worked with other United Nations agencies and the country’s health ministry to ensure the delivery of medical supplies to fight COVID-19.
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In Afghanistan, WHO sent protective equipment, hand sanitizer, essential medicines and other critical supplies to selected hospitals across Kabul and 18 other provinces.
In Afghanistan, WHO sent protective equipment, hand sanitizer, essential medicines and other critical supplies to selected hospitals across Kabul and 18 other provinces.