The World Bank in Moldova announced on Wednesday that they approved additional funding of 24.8 million euros for the purchase of vaccines.
”The additional funding under the project “Emergency Response to COVID-19 in Moldova”, launched by us a year ago, comes at a crucial time in the fight against the pandemic, to save the lives of citizens. Moldova needs access to safe and effective vaccines against COVID-19 on the global market, and the World Bank is here to help it,” said Anna Akhalkatsi, World Bank Country Director in Moldova.
According to the institution, the additional funding will support the purchase of eligible vaccines against COVID-19 in order to cover 30% of the population during stages 2 and 3 of vaccination. Also, they will provide support to vaccinate 50% of the citizens of Moldova.