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Republic of Korea’s In-kind Contribution to Support Central America’s Response to COVID-19

Project details

  • Beneficiary country(s): Cuba Belize Dominican Republic El Salvador Costa Rica Panama Guatemala Honduras Nicaragua
  • Sector: Health
  • Year: 2020
  • Beneficiary Executing Agency:

    Ministries of Health of 8 Member Countries and PROMESECAL for Dominican Republic.

Project information


The world is experiencing unprecedented challenges in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Healthcare workers are among the most vulnerable groups given their frequent contact with infected individuals. Despite governments´ efforts, COVID-19 continues to spread rapidly in many areas of the region.

Main Objetive:

Provide in-kind assistance to member countries of CABEI to offer substantive support to their COVID-19 response efforts and aim to contribute to contain its transmission.

Expected Outcome:

The capacity of health officials in recipient member countries to contain the spread of COVID-19 will be strengthened considering the health products delivered, consisting of masks and medical coveralls and shoe covers.