July 19, 2021
On July 16, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a grant agreement with the Government of the Republic of Mozambique in Maputo to provide grant aid of up to 430,000,000 yen for the Programme for COVID-19 Crisis Response Emergency Support.
The programme aims to establish an effective and safe vaccination system and to contain the further spread of the COVID-19, through providing cold chain and medical equipment as promptly as possible. The programme will contribute to the achievement of SDGs Goal 3.
The programme contributes to the last one mile of support offered by the Government of Japan for ensuring vaccination in every country. JICA will also work to apply its unique approach with capacity development through technical cooperation projects.
Details for the programme are provided below.
|Country||The Republic of Mozambique|
|Project title||The Programme for COVID-19 Crisis Response Emergency Support|
|Planned implementation period||18 months|
|Executing agency||Ministry of Health, National Institute of Health, Each of the Province Hospitals|
|Target region, facilities||All provinces|
|Specific project details (provisional)||(1)Equipment Procurement
Cold chain related equipment (vaccine transport refrigerator vehicle, and portable refrigerators), epidemiological survey equipment (sequencers)
(2)Consulting service / Soft component
Technical guidance for the maintenance of cold chain related equipment and epidemiological survey equipment, and procurement supervision.