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Weekly Operational Update on COVID-19 (As of 30 August 2021)

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In this edition of the COVID-19 Weekly Operational Update, highlights of country-level actions and WHO support to countries include:

  • GeneXpert machine donated to Belize’s Central Medical Laboratory

  • Supporting quality management implementation, coordination and costing as part of the COVID-19 laboratory response in Kyrgyzstan

  • 15 000 kg of medical supplies arrive in Fiji to support the response to a surge in COVID-19 cases

  • Extending COVID-19 vaccination to Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar camps in Bangladesh

  • Responding to COVID-19 in Jordan: The Innovative Use of Online Platforms

  • The Elsje Finck-Sanichar College COVAB in Suriname embraces OpenWHO and online learning during COVID-19 pandemic

  • Progress on a subset of indicators from the SPRP 2021 Monitoring and Evaluation Framework

  • Updates on WHO’s financing to support countries in SPRP 2021 implementation and provision of critical supplies.