Daily Archives: July 12, 2020

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19): Situation Report – 174 (12 July 2020)

WHO has published an Emergency Global Supply Chain Sysetem (COVID-19) catalogue listing all medical devices, including personal protective equipment, medical equipment, medical consumables, single use devices, and laboratory and test-related devices, which may be requested through the COVID-19 Supply Portal. The catalogue represents an initial prioritized selection of items and are subject to constant reviw.

COVID-19 – Global response Fact Sheet #5, Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 – July 10, 2020

KEY DEVELOPMENTS • The U.S. Department of State (DoS) and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) remain committed to assisting the world’s most vulnerable countries in fighting the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. On June 19, U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo announced an additional $75.5 million to support the global response to COVID-19,

Almost 10 million children may never return to school following COVID-19 lockdown

World is facing a hidden education emergency • COVID-19 leaves estimated $77 billion gap in education spending for world’s poorest children • Children in 12 countries are at extremely high risk of dropping out of school forever • In another 28 countries children are at moderate or high risk of not going back to school