The European Union (EU) has provided fresh funds amounting to US$41 million as additional funding to the country's Health Development Fund (HDF).
Laylee Moshiri, UNICEF Zimbabwe representative said he was very grateful to the EU, Sweden, and all donors in the HDF for the continuous financial support since the inception of pooled funding platform in Zimbabwe.
Timo Olkkonen, head of the EU Delegation to Zimbabwe said HDF partners remained committed to supporting Zimbabwe in fighting the current health crisis.
This year, the EU increased its contribution to the HDF by US$ 41 million.
"The EU is also looking into further topping up its contribution to Covid-19 response with additional funds to the HDF," said Olkkonen.