Haiti – Health : 400 tons of medical equipment ordered in Canada
Prime Minister Joseph Jouthe met with the Canadian Ambassador accredited to Haiti, Stuart Savage, on strengthening the Haitian health system and the need to develop enhanced cooperation between the two countries.
Ambassador Savage said he was open to any request from the Haitian Government relating to the consolidation and extension of its body of health workers, the need for equipment for health infrastructure in the country. He stressed that synergy must be developed in order to provide proportional responses to the fight against the Covid-19 coronavirus.
The Head of Government informed Ambassador Savage that Haiti had already placed orders for more than 400 tonnes of medical equipment and that he was looking to acquire powerful sprayers for disinfecting urban spaces.
The Prime Minister also informed the Canadian diplomat that steps were underway with the Minister of Finance to open a solidarity account intended to collect funds from donors, the private sector and citizens wishing to help the country to to face the health crisis in which the country engages. He also mentioned, among other things, the program of distributing food kits to the most vulnerable people in society https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30405-haiti-covid-19-moise-promises-food-to-1-million-families-and-cash-to-15-million-others.html
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