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Development assistance in Samoa

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Pillar 1 – Health Security in Samoa

Overview

Australia is supporting Samoa’s health system preparedness and outbreak response capabilities, including to plan, deliver and monitor responses to COVID-19. In addition, we have provided advice to help Samoa maintain robust quarantine arrangements to facilitate the ongoing movement of people in the region. We are also continuing our long-standing support to address ongoing communicable and non-communicable diseases, and access to sexual and reproductive health services.

Samoa Health Program

$9.3 million, 2014-2022

Australia is providing Samoan health sector professionals with improved skills and understanding in COVID-19-related fields, including building system capabilities in surveillance and pathology.

Related documents

Name of document Year published
Samoa Health Design Revised 2018

The Impact Project: Catalysing Sexual and Reproductive Health

$1 million, 2017-2021

Provides access to sexual and reproductive health services, particularly for vulnerable individuals and households.

Related documents

Name of document Year published
The Impact Project – SFHA and IPPF Project Overview 2017
MTR Impact Project Samoa 2019

Health System Strengthening

$2.5 million, 2019- 2022

Provides additional support to the health sector and World Health Organization to assist with strengthening Samoa’s health systems, in areas such as primary health care services and medical equipment.

 

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