Program Updates | Tunisia

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Last updated: February 26, 2021

February 23, 2021

The U.S. Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is donating to the Government of Tunisia $4 million of critical laboratory and case management equipment that will increase the capacity of hospitals across Tunisia in responding to COVID-19. Working in partnership with the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), the U.S. Government delivered the first of three shipments of vital equipment that will provide needed support to hospitals nationwide working to respond to the needs of patients suffering from COVID-19.

December 2, 2020

Cities Alliance and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID),in cooperation with the Municipality of Tunis, launched the Women of the City (Femmedina) initiative, aiming to create urban areas that are more inclusive and appropriate to the needs of women.

October 20, 2020

The United States government, through the U.S. International Development Agency (USAID), is partnering with leading microenterprise institutions Baobab Tunisie and Advans Tunisie to provide financing to more than 13,000 Tunisian micro and small enterprises and women-owned businesses in underserved regions across Tunisia.

September 23, 2020

The U.S. Government, through a USAID-UNICEF partnership, presented the Tunisian Ministry of Health with the first 25,000 of 100,000 COVID-19 test kits to increase the Ministry’s ability to conduct tests to contain the spread of the pandemic.

June 11, 2020

USAID's Tunisia Jobs, Opportunities, and Business Success (JOBS) program helped Concomed, a local manufacturing company specialized in developing and producing single-use personal protective equipment and sterile surgical linens for the healthcare sector, aquire materials needed to ensure the continuity of production during COVID-19 and ensure the safety of health workers.