Getting COVID-19 medical supplies to Yemen: a week in the life of a logistics expert

Jun 03, 2020

A logistics expert for the World Health Organization share her experience coordinating shipment - millions of dollars’ worth of lifesaving medicines, including COVID-19 laboratory tests and cancer medicine; delicate, sometimes dangerous supplies that required precise temperatures and ultra careful handling; airports shut down or running huge delays due to the pandemic; outside in Dubai, 40-degree heat. The destination: Yemen, a country wracked by war and complex to reach. WHO EMRO


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