3. Providing health services effectively
The section on PROVIDING HEALTH SERVICES EFFECTIVELY describes approaches for service delivery planning and patient pathways for suspected COVID-19 cases. It also considers efforts by countries to maintain other essential services during periods of excessive demand for health services.
3.1 Planning services
28-Mar-20: New hospitals will be built in Andijan, Navoi and Surkhandarya regions for patients infected with COVID-19.
06-Apr-20: Production of lung ventilators is planned in Uzbekistan. Production of ventilators will begin in May, the head of the department of the Ministry of Innovative Development noted. At the first stage of production localization, foreign partners plan to make investments in the amount of USD 3 million. In a second stage, it is planned to invest up to USD 5-6 million.