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UN Entities
10
Partners
14
Projects
35
Requirements (US$)
28.1M
Funded (US$)
15.40M (54% funded) of 28.10M
15.40M
 
The United Nations will support targeted actions to maintain essential lifesaving health services and a complementary effort to targeting health system recovery, preparedness and strengthening.
Key priorities: 
Providing analytical and policy support and rapid technical guidance
Providing supplies and equipment
Conducting risk communication and outreach, including for persons with impaired hearing
Providing technical support for programme implementation
Enhancing capacities at points of entry to ensure infection control and management
Tracking and reaching vulnerable and marginalized populations without discrimination
Ensuring the continuity of essential health services such as sexual and reproductive health, and maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health services, including vaccination
Digitalizing healthcare, including telemedicine (e-solutions) for essential health services, as well as for those affected by COVID-19
 
71.6% of hospitals do not have an epidemiologist
 
The number of infection control specialists per 250 beds is only 0.8
COVID-19 Cases
The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed several populations already at risk to additional socio-ecenomic marginalization; this requires specific attention in the response.

Response to COVID-19 emergency

Re-programming of existing resources
Funded Projects
Unfunded projects
All agencies
UNICEF
UNDP
UNAIDS
UNODC
IAEA
UNFPA
EU4Moldova Focal Regions Project

Provision of PPEs for Cahul and Ungheni authorities

Period: 
April 2020 to June 2020
Source of funding: 
EU
Cost: 
$ 20 000.00
Procurement of PPE for health facilities responding to COVID 19 and procurement of 10 Oxygen concentrators
Period: 
May 2020 to August 2020
Source of funding: 
UNICEF
Cost: 
$ 150 000.00
Migration and Local Development Project

Basic medical equipment/protection kits for 35 target communities

Period: 
April 2020 to June 2020
Source of funding: 
Swiss Cooperation and Development Agency
Cost: 
$ 37 000.00
EU4Moldova Focal Regions Project

Basic medical equipment/protection kits for 70 target communities

Period: 
April 2020 to June 2020
Source of funding: 
EU
Cost: 
$ 81 000.00
Confidence Building Measures Programme

Basic medical equipment/protection kits for communities from both banks of the Nistru and awareness materials

Period: 
April 2020 to June 2020
Source of funding: 
EU
Cost: 
$ 22 000.00
Procurement of masks, disinfectants and gloves for the NGO staff involved in the delivery of drugs to targeted patients
Period: 
March 2020 to June 2020
Source of funding: 
UNAIDS
Cost: 
$ 10 000.00
Procurement of PPE for staff working in prisons
Period: 
June 2020
Source of funding: 
UNODC
Cost: 
$ 2 000.00
Procurement of COVID-19 tests and consumables
Period: 
June 2020 to August 2020
Source of funding: 
IAEA
Cost: 
$ 98 000.00
Procurement of PPEs for front line workers in the prisons
Period: 
July 2020 to September 2020
Source of funding: 
UNODC
Cost: 
$ 21 000.00
Procurement of PPEs for Youth Friendly Health Centers Network

capacity building of healthcare providers on ensuring continuity of SRH services in the context of COVID-19; increasing population awareness on the importance and modality of accessing SRH services during public health emergency, etc

Period: 
April 2020 to December 2020
Source of funding: 
UNFPA
Cost: 
$ 80 000.00
Total funds: $ 521 000.00
All agencies
UNDP
WHO
ONE UN
UNICEF
IOM
UNAIDS
Procurement of PPEs (gowns) for hospitals responding to COVID-19 pandemic
Period: 
March 2020 to May 2020
Source of funding: 
Swiss Cooperation and Development Agency
Cost: 
$ 200 000.00
Procurement of respiratory ventilators for hospitals responding to COVID-19 pandemic
Period: 
April 2020 to June 2020
Source of funding: 
Swiss Cooperation and Development Agency
Cost: 
$ 271 995.00
Risk communication, technical support for monitoring and laboratory materials, among others
Period: 
March 2020 to December 2020
Source of funding: 
Swiss Cooperation and Development Agency
Cost: 
$ 310 546.00
Risk communication and surveillance.

Technical support for MSMPS on risk communication and surveillance.

Period: 
April 2020 to November 2020
Source of funding: 
USAID
Cost: 
$ 650 000.00
Risk communication

Support to the GoM on risk commu-nication

Period: 
April 2020 to August 2020
Source of funding: 
Government of Sweden
Cost: 
$ 32 800.00
Project in progress (PPEs and equipent for hospitals, among others)
Period: 
March 2020 to March 2022
Source of funding: 
EU
Cost: 
$ 4 863 015.00
Project in progress (PPEs and equipment for hospitals, among others)
Period: 
December 2020 to December 2021
Source of funding: 
EU
Cost: 
$ 6 094 995.00
Training, equipment, monitoring, PH Emergency Center

Provision of training, health equip-ment, technical support on monitor-ing, and Public Health Emergency Centre, among others

Period: 
April 2020 to December 2020
Source of funding: 
Government of Norway
Cost: 
$ 100 000.00
Training, equipment, monitoring, lab tests and consumables, capacity building

Provision of training, health equip-ment, technical support on monitoring, laboratory tests and consumables, and capacity building for the MoHLSP

Period: 
March 2020 to December 2020
Source of funding: 
Government of Germany
Cost: 
$ 131 950.00
Procurement and delivery of Personal Protective Equipment for the MoHLSP, border police and penitentiaries
Period: 
May 2020 to September 2020
Source of funding: 
COVID19 Multi Partner Trust Fund
Cost: 
$ 750 000.00
Contribute to strengthening the infection control system and prevention measures assisting the Ministry of Interior to deliver on procedures and infrastructure at points of entry
Period: 
May 2020 to September 2020
Source of funding: 
COVID19 Multi Partner Trust Fund
Cost: 
$ 120 000.00
Laboratory supplies for COVID-19 tests
Period: 
January 2020 to December 2021
Source of funding: 
WHO
Cost: 
$ 47 000.00
Humanitarian support to most vulnerable and procurement of PPEs, including the TN region
Period: 
June 2020 to September 2020
Source of funding: 
Government of UK
Cost: 
$ 198 000.00
Procurement of equipment for General Inspectorate of Exceptional Situations triage centers funded by the Estonian Government, Air Heaters; Inflatable tents; Self-contained mobile toilet
Period: 
May 2020 to September 2020
Source of funding: 
Government of Estonia
Cost: 
$ 48 000.00
Procurement of medical equipment (Oxiginators, pulsoximeter, patient monitors)
Period: 
June 2020 to August 2020
Source of funding: 
Soros Foundation
Cost: 
$ 47 075.00
Procurement of medical equipment (pulsometers, syringe infusion pumps, patient monitors etc) for hospitals in Moldova
Period: 
April 2020 to August 2020
Source of funding: 
Endava
Cost: 
$ 35 600.00
Procurement of UV irradiators (infection control) in all 4 HIV treatment centers on both banks of the Nistru
Period: 
June 2020 to August 2020
Source of funding: 
UNAIDS
Cost: 
$ 7 000.00
Procurement of PPEs for border police and personnel in the prissons
Period: 
August 2020 to December 2020
Source of funding: 
Government of Netherlands
Cost: 
$ 236 699.00
Support to COVID-19 procurements
Period: 
December 2020 to March 2021
Source of funding: 
Swiss Cooperation and Development Agency
Cost: 
$ 694 919.00
Total funds: $ 14 839 594.00
All agencies
UNFPA
UNICEF
UNDP
UNOPS
WHO
IOM
UNODC
OHCHR
UNAIDS

If you interested in supporting any of below listed projects, please contact the Resident Coordinator Office at rco.moldova@un.md or the UN agency implementing the project.

Enhancing national capacities to ensure the continuity of sexual and reproductive health services and the rights of people in the context of public health emergencies

Implementing UN entity: UNFPA

Government Counterpart: MHLSP

Timeframe for impact: Medium (3-6 months) to Long (6 months or more)

Project outputs:

  • Capacity building of health providers on provision of sexual and reproductive health services during public health emergency, including counselling and prevention of COVID-19
  • Most vulnerable groups are reached out with sexual and reproductive health infiormation and services
  • Procurement of PPEs for the network of Youth Friendly Health Clinics
  • Minimum Initial Service Package training curricula for public health specialists a developed and integrated into the programme of medical education institutions
  • Healthcare providers capacitated in the use of SOPs on the response of healthcare facilities to domestic violence and the use of the Standardized Protocol on Clinical Management of Rape Survivors as well as on ensuring the continuity of family planning services in emergency situations
  • Minimum Initial Service Package integrated into the National Civil Protection Preparedness Plan and Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Plans, and provisions fully implemented
  • Field simulation exercise on preparedness and response in case of emergencies conducted
Cost: 
$ 500 000.00
Improving the access of health workers in Moldova to required health protective equipment

Implementing UN entity: UNICEF, UNDP, UNOPS, WHO

Government Counterpart: MHLSP

Timeframe for impact: Short (1-3 months)

Project outputs:

COVID-19-related supplies made available to 400 medical facilities, including hospitals, primary healthcare facilities, youth-friendly health centres, etc.

Cost: 
$ 6 608 757.00
Supporting the development and implementation of a displacement tracking system

Implementing UN entity: IOM

Government Counterpart: MHLSP, MoI, GIBP

Timeframe for impact: Medium (3-6 months)

Project outputs:

  • Displacement tracking system developed and functional
  • Up-to-date data and analysis on the numbers and profiles of returning migrants and vulnerable families affected by the loss of remittances available through the use of rapid surveying solutions developed using IOM's Displacement Tracking Matrix methodology.
Cost: 
$ 25 000.00
Enabling the justice system to reduce the number of people in prisons and suppress the transmission of COVID-19 among prisoners

Implementing UN entity: UNODC (lead), OHCHR, UNAIDS, UNDP

Government Counterpart: MoJ, MoI, MHLSP, NPA, NIJ, PO, NPO

Timeframe for impact: Long (6 months or more)

Project outputs:

  • Prison population reduced by 15% by December 2022 to decrease the risk of COVID-19 infection among prisoners and prison staff;
  • Alternatives to incarceration measures applied to reduce the burden for the criminal justice system and prevent new people from entering prisons.
Cost: 
$ 1 500 000.00
Strengthening the health system crisis response and service delivery capacities through the institutionalization of telemedicine

Implementing UN entity: UNDP, UNFPA, UNICEF

Government Counterpart: MHLSP, NHIH, E-Governance Agency, Chisinau Mayor's Office

Timeframe for impact: Long (6 months or more)

Project outputs:

  • The legal and normative framework, financial coverage schemes and treatment protocols for telemedicine services developed based on existing best practices;
  • Telemedicine pilot, involving the provision of software, strengthening of the hardware base, staff training, and public awareness-raising and communication, implemented in Chisinau Municipality;
  • Roadmap for scaling up elaborated, pilot results widely communicated and public awareness on the access to telemedicine strengthened;
  • Methodological guidance on telemedicine, including standards of service and guidance on psychological aspects, for health staff, developed.
Cost: 
$ 2 000 000.00
Responsible management of potentially infectious waste in relation to the COVID-19 public health crisis

Implementing UN entity: UNDP and WHO

Government Counterpart: MHLSP, Public Health Agency, LPAs, selected hospitals

Timeframe for impact: Long (6 months or more)

Project outputs:

The intervention aims to support authorities to offer an effective response to the management of medical waste in Moldova, including potentially infectious one, during and immediately after the COVD-19 outbreak.

  • Households with COVID-19 positive members or those in self-isolation dispose of their waste responsibly and safely, while the general population is aware of the responsible behavior in terms of waste disposal during the public health crisis.
  • Medical waste management practices and facilities in health care institutions in the most COVID-19 affected areas are rapidly assessed and capacitated to accommodate the newly- generated waste, as well as prepare the system for events of similar nature in the future.
  • Public utilities for waste management are capable to effectively and safely provide waste services in the public health crisis.

In the long term, it aims to develop a:

  • National action plan on waste management resulting from the medical activity, which will also include regional plans.
  • An integrated national and regional system for medical waste management.
  • Public-private partnerships in order to involve specialized companies in the implementation of the integrated national medical waste management system.
Cost: 
$ 2 000 000.00
Equipping front line workers in NGOs active in HIV and TB control and their beneficiaries with protective equipment

Implementing UN entity: UNAIDS

Government Counterpart: MHLSP

Timeframe for impact: Short (1-3 months)

Project outputs:

  • At least 150 outreach workers and social workers in NGOs provide communitarian prevention services in a safe way;
  • At least 35,000 beneficiaries, including people who use drugs, sex workers, men who have sex with men, and people living with HIV, receive communitarian prevention services safely.
Cost: 
$ 150 000.00
Total funds: $ 12 783 757.00

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