Over 200 million dinars donated to Fund for Prevention and Fight against Pandemics (Ministry of Health)
11/09/2020 20:07, TUNIS/Tunisia

(TAP) - The total value of the sums deposited in the "Participation Fund No. 6 of the fight against pandemics" amounted to 200 million dinars, said Friday, the Ministry of Health.

The Fund for the prevention and control of health pandemics was established in accordance with the decision of the Minister of Finance of March 25, 2020, which was revised on July 22, 2020, said the Ministry of Health on its official Facebook page.

The resources of the Fund in question come from the postal current account opened with the Treasurer General of Tunisia, 1818, donations and other resources that can be devoted to its benefit in accordance with the legislation in force.

These resources are used in particular to cover the costs of contributing to the preparation, equipment of approved medical spaces and services for the care of persons suspected of being contaminated by the Coronavirus, the acquisition of drugs, reagents, serums and medical supplies for prevention and to deal with health pandemics, in addition to contributing to awareness and health training programmes aimed at preventing and combating pandemics.

A committee has been created to oversee the governance of the management of the Pandemic Prevention and Control Fund, according to the decision of the Minister of Health on April 6, 2020.

Since its creation, 4 monitoring sessions of the proposed programming financed under this title have been organised.

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