April 7, 2021 - 11:08 AMT
U.S. provides additional $1 million for Armenia's vaccination efforts

The United States government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is providing an additional $1 million to support the efforts of Armenia to respond to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, bringing USAID’s total funding to date to more than $11 million.

This includes emergency funding to address immediate health needs and efforts to address the secondary and tertiary impacts of the pandemic on democratic development and economic growth.

USAID is awarding the funds to UNICEF to provide targeted technical assistance to support and ensure effective implementation of Covid-19 vaccination efforts in Armenia, in accordance with the National Deployment Vaccination Plan, the Agency said Wednesday, April 7.

Lynne M. Tracy, U.S. Ambassador to Armenia, noted: “Throughout the pandemic, the United States has partnered with Armenia in its fight against Covid-19. Through this new assistance, we will continue working together to overcome Covid-19 and prepare for future public health threats.”