COVID-19 response: Japan provides stockpiled ASEF equipment to Bangladesh
- As the assistance for COVID-19 response, the Government of Japan has decided to provide Bangladesh with over 340,000 items including five different types of goods such as isolation gowns, which are part of the Asia-Europe Foundation’s stockpiled items financed by Japan.
- These goods will be delivered by Japan International Cooperation System (JICS) to Bangladesh from the warehouse in Singapore in coordination with the WHO Regional Office for the South-East Asia (SEARO).
- Japan has provided various kinds of support, including emergency budget support loans, grants of medical equipment, and other support through international organizations to help Bangladesh suppress the COVID-19. Japan will continue to cooperate with Bangladesh to overcome this unprecedented crisis.
**Content of the equipment to be provided
30,000 isolation gowns, 2,500 safety goggles, 100,000 gloves and 208,000 masks.