Handover Ceremony for the Project for “Emergency Grant Aid promoting COVID-19 vaccination” (UNICEF)

  1. On 17th April, in the presence of Hon. Dr. Ummy Mwalimu, Minister for Health and Ambassador Misawa, the Handover Ceremony of “Emergency Grant Aid promoting COVID-19 vaccination” implemented through UNICEF was held at the program office of Immunization and Vaccines Development (IVD) in Dar es Salaam.
  2. This project aims to strengthen the Government’s capacity to provide cold-storage facilities and support the capacity building for promoting vaccination.
  3. In Tanzania, through Japan’s contribution of USD 1.4 million (JPY 151.2 million) to UNICEF, 390 refrigerators and freezers to store vaccines as well as capacity building training on operation and maintenance of the cold chain equipment were provided.