UNICEF delivers 4 tonnes of protective and medical equipment to Croatia

ZAGREB, March 31 (Croatia Sun News) – UNICEF delivered four tonnes of professional protective and medical equipment to Croatia in an effort to respond to the current crisis caused by coronavirus.

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Zagreb’s Fran Mihaljevic Infectious Diseases Hospital gets HRK 3m

ZAGREB, March 31 (Croatia Sun News) – Another HRK 3 million has been allocated for Zagreb’s Fran Mihaljevic Infectious Diseases Hospital for April and May to care for COVID-19 patients and for measures to prevent its spread, the Croatian Health Insurance Fund stated. Continue reading “Zagreb’s Fran Mihaljevic Infectious Diseases Hospital gets HRK 3m”

EU gives €38m to seven W. Balkan countries for protective gear

ZAGREB, March 31 (Croatia Sun News) – As part of the global response to the coronavirus outbreak, the European Commission decided to give up to €38 million in immediate support for the Western Balkans to tackle the health emergency.

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AmCham: Ensure liquidity, maintain supply chain

ZAGREB, March 31 (Croatia Sun News) – Maintaining liquidity for enterprises, retaining jobs, ensuring the supply chain and tax reliefs are some of the measures that are urgently needed to assist the economy in the wake of the coronavirus epidemic, the American Chamber of Commerce in Croatia (AmCham) stated.

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NGOs: Mobile phone tracking not protective measure but human rights breach

ZAGREB, March 31 (Croatia Sun News) – Forty-four civil society organisations have issued a joint statement in a comment on draft amendments to the Electronic Communications Act, warning that tracking any mobile phone in the country is not a measure designed to protect against coronavirus but rather an unnecessary breach of human rights.

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