International Rescue Committee (IRC) today announced a $1 million contribution by Novartis to its COVID-19 response efforts.

As the global COVID-19 pandemic begins to reach fragile and conflict-affected countries, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) today announced a $1 million contribution by Novartis to its COVID-19 response efforts in Uganda, Kenya and Somalia. This funding will help the IRC mitigate the spread of the disease among some of East Africa's most vulnerable communities and ensure the IRC’s life-saving work can continue to reach those in need.

Funding agencies: International Rescue Committee

Countries: Kenya, Somalia, Uganda

Published: 2020-05-14

Sectors: Health