Distribution of Masks to Fight against COVID-19 In Cooperation with Eisai

A Congolese refugee and health volunteer (left), receives a mask at the Kyangwali refugee settlement in western Uganda on April 29.

AAR Japan (Association for Aid and Relief, Japan) will distribute 250,000 masks to three African countries (Sudan, Uganda, and Zambia) in cooperation with the major pharmaceutical company Eisai Co. The first shipment arrived at a refugee settlement in western Uganda and was distributed to staff working on health and medical activities.