The U.N. Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has delivered 950,000 syringes to Libyan Health Ministry through funding from the U.S. government’s aid agency USAID.
“These crucial supplies will be handed over to the Medical Supply Organization for distribution to the country’s 430 vaccination sites in support of the national COVID19 vaccination roll-out,” UNIECF said in as statement via Twitter. “The syringes are specifically designed to work with the Pfizer vaccine.”
“Syringes are as a critical as the vaccines, and an adequate supply is necessary to ensure the safe administration of the vaccine,” UNICEF said.
For every dose of #COVID19 vaccine, a fresh syringe is needed 💉📦
Today, UNICEF Libya through funding from @USAIDSavesLives, has delivered 950,000 of syringes to the Libyan Ministry Of Health#VaccinesWork#VaccineEquity
@USEmbassyLibya @Gavi @WHOLIBYA@CEPIvaccines pic.twitter.com/iMXpf0SWAu
— UNICEF Libya (@UnicefLibya) January 31, 2022