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Ministry of Health and UNDP Continue to Procure Medicines for Tuberculosis Treatment in Times of COVID19

The joint project, which aims to help improve procurement process of life-saving medicine, was initiated with the support of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.  


EU, UNDP and the State Agency on Vocational Education Procure Equipment to Support Azerbaijan’s Medical Masks Production during Coronavirus Pandemic

The mask production is already underway and operates 24/7 with the capacity of producing 100,000 masks per day.  


COVID19: Ministry of Health and UNDP launch e-learning platform for healthcare professionals in Azerbaijan

This new learning system will help Azerbaijan’s frontline medical personnel become better prepared to respond to the challenges of COVID19 pandemic and other future health crise  


Aquahack winners announced

Azerbaijan’s first ever water-themed hackathon attracts over 300 applicants.  


EU-UNDP project for building partnerships between civil society and government successfully completed

Representatives of 9 CSOs funded by the project presented their key achievements.  


AQUAHACK: Water Saving Hackathon Launched by Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources and UNDP

Registration for Aquahack will be held in the period of 10–25 June and participation is free of charge.  


Tapping into the upcycling trend: a new platform launched by the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources, EU and UNDP to mark World Environment Day 2020 in Azerbaijan

Users of the platform – called Ozun Yarat, meaning ‘do-it-yourself’, or DIY – can find and share creative ideas for repurposing and reusing items.  


New app brings all the latest research findings direct to healthcare professionals during COVID-19

The app will help doctors and other medical personnel update their professional knowledge and skills, keeping them informed of all the latest advances in medicine.  


WhatsApp bot launched by Government and UNDP to keep Azerbaijan's citizens up to date on the latest COVID-19 info

The TABIB bot can cover up to 1 million users at the same time and answers any user request within less than a single second.  


UNDP and Azerbaijan’s Health Authorities Procure Medical Equipment to Help Protect Frontline Health Workers

Medical equipment, including 50,000 protective goggles and 1,000 non-contact infrared thermometers, was just delivered to Baku through UNDP’s international supply chains.  

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