01.Dec .2020 13:45

40 -45% of COVID equipment was purchased with the funds allocated by the WB – Tikaradze

40 -45% of COVID equipment was purchased with the funds allocated by the WB – Tikaradze
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40 -45% of COVID equipment was purchased with the funds allocated by the WB, – Minister of Health Ekaterine Tikaradze said.

The Minister of Health has noted that the decision to purchase various machinery or equipment is made in consultation with international organizations.

"Ambulance bikes have not been purchased for this stage, but all ongoing projects have been agreed with the World Bank. Concrete decisions are made only after consultation with the World Bank and international organizations. As for the purchases - up to 40% -45% is completed, the rest of the process is still ongoing, "- said Ekaterine Tikaradze.

Tikaradze says that the agency has purchased 900 oxygen concentrators and COVID hotels will be equipped with them.