August 24, 2021
On July 23rd, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a grant agreement with the Government of the Republic of Senegal in Dakar to provide grant aid of up to 514,000,000 yen for the Programme for COVID-19 Crisis Response Emergency Support (※).
The programme aims to establish the effective and safe vaccination system and to contain a 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 Senegal|
|Project title||The Programme for COVID-19 Crisis Response Emergency Support|
|Planned implementation period||18 months|
|Executing agency||Comité National de Gestion des Epidémies|
|Target region, facilities||Countrywide|
|Specific project details (provisional)||1. Equipment procurement
Cold chain transportation vehicle equipped with vaccination storage freezer unit and related equipment, cold room, vaccination storage units such as freezer rooms, testing equipment, epidemiological research equipment
2. Consulting services
Procurement supervision, technical guidance for the management and maintenance of cold chain equipment
(※)The completion of the signing of the grant agreement was notified by the Government of the Republic of Senegal on August 18th.