ULAN BATOR (Rahnuma): The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Mongolia has donated medicines and medical devices worth 107,000 U.S. dollars to Mongolia, the country’s health ministry said Sunday.
The donation included a total of 7,132 medicines of six different types and medical equipment which is used to treat respiratory infections in children, the country’s Health Minister Davaajantsan Sarangerel said in a statement.
The donation was delivered as part of a cooperation program between the Mongolian government and UNICEF in the areas of child protection, education and health, the statement said.
“Cases of influenza and other respiratory diseases have been increasing due to air pollution. UNICEF’s assistance is now vital for us,” Sarangerel said.