UNAIDS supports the national response to COVID-19 in the context of HIV
19 January 2021
In support of the national response to the COVID-19 pandemic and on the request of the government of Iran to ensure no one is left behind, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) in Islamic Republic of Iran, is supporting People Living with HIV and most at-risk populations with 95 MT Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to help addressing COVID-19 prevention needs. The PPEs items are provided through generous contribution of European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO) Fund.
In Jan 2021, The PPE items including 921,420 pcs of 3 layers surgical masks, 46,071 bottles of 500 ml hand sanitizers, 61,428 bottles of 500 ml surface sanitizers and 16,198 boxes powder-free latex gloves (50 pcs of gloves/box) delivered to MOHME to be distributed among beneficiaries through collaborating HIV NGOs.