Japan gives PH grant to buy vaccine cold chain equipment

1/29/2022 8:01:00 PM

Japan gave the Philippines a 687-million-yen (about P304.7-million) grant so DOH can buy more cold chain equipment for COVID-19 vaccines.

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ICYMI : Japan has given the Philippines a 687-million-yen (about P304.7-million) grant so the Department of Health can buy more cold chain equipment for COVID-19 vaccines.

Japan gave the Philippines a 687-million-yen (about P304.7-million) grant so DOH can buy more cold chain equipment for COVID-19 vaccines.

Jica will finance the purchase of cold chain equipment like portable vaccine boxes, refrigerated vaccine transport vehicles, as well as vaccine transport trucks.The Japanese government’s aid arm will also provide technical assistance to the DOH to procure and maintain the vaccine equipment.

“The program contributes to ‘last one mile support’ of the government of Japan for ensuring vaccination in every country,” Jica said.The mRNA-based vaccines such as those churned out by Moderna and Pfizer required ultra cold storage of -70 to -80 degrees Celsius. Due to lack of cold chain equipment and infrastructure, keeping COVID-19 vaccines under low temperature was a challenge in far-flung parts of the country; as such, mass vaccination lagged behind in rural areas compared to the urban population.

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The Japanese government’s aid arm will also provide technical assistance to the DOH to procure and maintain the vaccine equipment. “The program contributes to ‘last one mile support’ of the government of Japan for ensuring vaccination in every country,” Jica said." is located in Aichi Prefecture. The mRNA-based vaccines such as those churned out by Moderna and Pfizer required ultra cold storage of -70 to -80 degrees Celsius. This will cause some delay in the delivery of completed vehicles as well as accessories to customers not just in Japan, but globally as well. Due to lack of cold chain equipment and infrastructure, keeping COVID-19 vaccines under low temperature was a challenge in far-flung parts of the country; as such, mass vaccination lagged behind in rural areas compared to the urban population. —JCB, GMA News. “COVID-19 has underlined a fundamental reality for many nations — we are all connected and we need to help one another so we can deal with all the challenges from the pandemic. In a report, SWS said 80% of the respondents were willing to get a booster shot while 7% were unwilling.

As we sign new projects for cold storage and logistics equipment for the Philippines’ efforts against COVID-19, I hope that Jica and the Philippines continue to work in unity for a safe, stable, and secure future,” Jica’s chief representative in the Philippines Eigo Azukizawa said in a separate statement. As a result, vehicle production has been delayed, and it takes time to deliver the SUBARU vehicle you ordered to the customer. Jica’s Philippine office said that with additional cold chain logistics support, its grant will reach a bigger 885 million yen (about P392.5 million). In 2020, Japan provided a 2-billion-yen grant so the DOH can buy medical equipment and beef up health defenses amid the prolonged fight against the pandemic. We will endeavor to deliver it as soon as possible, and we appreciate your understanding. Last year, it extended another 687-million-yen grant to the DOH also under its COVID-19 crisis response emergency support.43 million people as of Jan.

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