Weekly operational update on COVID-19 - 3 May 2021


In this edition of the Weekly Operational Update on COVID-19, highlights of country-level actions and WHO support to Member States include:

  • Addressing critical gaps urgently in India
  • Lifesaving supplies donated to Gambia for the COVID-19 response
  • Medical oxygen delivery and trainings in Somalia
  • Training national laboratory mentors in Kazakhstan
  • Essential equipment handed over to support Mongolia
  • Strengthening the COVID-19 response with OpenWHO in Indonesia
  • Hosting a webinar on safe, functional, climate-resilient and environmentally sustainable health facilities post-COVID-19
  • The Strategic Preparedness and Response Plan (SPRP) 2021 resource requirements and progress made to continue investing in the COVID-19 response and for building the architecture to prepare for, prevent and mitigate future health emergencies
  • Updates on WHO/PAHO procured items, Partners Platform, implementation of the Unity Studies, and select indicators from the COVID-19 Monitoring and Evaluation Framework


WHO Team
Emergency Response