Thematic contribution to the World Health Organization (WHO)
Development cooperation , 09.03.2020

Thematic contribution to the World Health Organization (WHO)

Description

Finland contributes one million euros to the World Health Organization's Strategic Preparedness and Response Plan in order to support efforts to response to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in developing countries. The objective is to restrain the further spread of Coronavirus in developing countries and to scale up the country readiness and response operations in countries with weaker capacity to identify, diagnose and treat cases. The World Health Organization has estimated that resources required globally from 1 February to 30 April 2020 will be about 675,7 million USD.

Funding decision  09.03.2020

1 000 000 €

Target region

Developing countries

Field of activity

  • Infectious disease control 100%

Type of aid

Contributions to specific-purpose programmes and funds managed by international organisations (multilateral, INGO)

Funding channel

World Health Organisation - core voluntary contributions account

Contact

keo-90

Code for the object of funding

89893030

ID

UHA2020-001615

Modified

10.03.2020