USAID, UNDP donate medical waste management equipment

NEWS 27.04.2022 18:00
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Source: FoNet/USAID

USAID and UNDP donated 150,000 Dollars worth of medical waste management equipment to the Serbian Public Health Institute, a press release said on Wednesday.

The donation includes transport, water purification, sterilization and crusing equipment which will help with the safe disposal of the toxic medical waste. According to UNDP data, the amount of medical waste generated during the pandemic was 40 percent higher than in the pre-pandemic period.

The donated equipment is part of the US aid to Serbia worth 10 million Dollars since the start of the pandemic.