Egypt: Youth Mobilize to Support Egypt’s Front-Line Health Workers

Cairo — “Every morning we meet with the intention of packing as many kits as we can, to be delivered to the health workers who are working hard to protect us,” 22-year-old Ammar told UNFPA.

Ammar is a volunteer with Y-PEER, UNFPA’s youth leadership network, which mobilized dozens of young people to assemble hygiene and dignity kits for distribution to health workers working on the front lines of the COVID-19 response.

Egypt has had more than 59,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19. The crisis has…


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