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22.04.2020.

National Coordination Body President Simović addresses Assembly: We must unreservedly obey advice of profession until end, as consistently as before

National Coordination Body President Simović addresses Assembly: We must unreservedly obey advice of profession until end, as consistently as before Podgorica, Montenegro (22 April 2020) -- Deputy Prime Minister and National Coordination Body President Milutin Simović said earlier today that the Government based its coping with the pandemic on the principles namely timeliness, understanding, determination, efficiency, interdepartmental cooperation, strength of institutions, credibility, commitment of individuals and, most importantly, following the recommendations of the profession and science in proposing measures and creating responses...

13.04.2020.

National Coordination Body gives consent to mitigate measures for Tuzi: Citizens and leadership of this municipality are example of discipline and responsible behaviour to everyone in Montenegro

National Coordination Body gives consent to mitigate measures for Tuzi: Citizens and leadership of this municipality are example of discipline and responsible behaviour to everyone in Montenegro

Podgorica, Montenegro (13 April 2020) -- The National Coordination Body for Communicable Diseases, at today’s session chaired by President Milutin Simović, agreed to mitigate the temporary measures introduced on 25 March in the Municipality of Tuzi. The new Order, valid for seven days, enables...

13.04.2020.

Montenegro is joining EU mechanism for joint procurement of medicines and medical supplies

Montenegro is joining EU mechanism for joint procurement of medicines and medical supplies

By implementing this agreement, Montenegro, alongside the EU Member States, Iceland and Liechtenstein, as well as Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Kosovo and North Macedonia, will become part of the mechanism created by the EU to ensure faster, more efficient and rational procurement of medicines, medical supplies and other goods or services aimed at combating serious cross-border threats to health...

04.04.2020.

Seventeen tonnes of medical equipment delivered: Montenegro enters readily into period of coronavirus epidemic peak

Seventeen tonnes of medical equipment delivered: Montenegro enters readily into period of coronavirus epidemic peak

Podgorica, Montenegro (4 March 2020) -- Seventeen tonnes of medical equipment worth about EUR two million, purchased by the Government, were delivered tonight to Podgorica. More than a million protective masks, 20.000 medical suits, 15.000 safety goggles, 150 thermometers for rapid temperature measurement, 3.000 coronavirus swab tests and 20 digital ventilators are just a piece of equipment, purchased by the Government...

02.04.2020.

EU donates EUR 3 million for purchase of 100 ventilators, ten digital x-rays and contingent of protective equipment for healthcare professionals

EU donates EUR 3 million for purchase of 100 ventilators, ten digital x-rays and contingent of protective equipment for healthcare professionals

Podgorica, Montenegro (2 April 2020) -- The Delegation of the European Union and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed earlier today in Montenegro, contract worth EUR 3 million for the purchase of necessary medical equipment and personal protective equipment for healthcare professionals. The EU funds provide financing for the contract, as part of Montenegro's support for the emergency response to the coronavirus pandemic, and the UNDP will carry out all activities in close cooperation with the relevant institutions...

28.03.2020.

National Coordination Body President Simović addresses Serbian Ambassador Božović: Situation in Montenegro is less risky, at this moment ventilators are more needed for saving lives of Serbian citizens

National Coordination Body President Simović addresses Serbian Ambassador Božović: Situation in Montenegro is less risky, at this moment ventilators are more needed for saving lives of Serbian citizens

Podgorica, Montenegro (28 March 2020) -- President of the National Coordination Body for Communicable Diseases Milutin Simović reiterated earlier today that the situation, regarding the coronavirus pandemic in Montenegro is less risky compared to the situation in Serbia and therefore, it is more necessary for ventilators which the Serbian authorities intended to donate to our country, to save lives of Serbian citizens...

27.03.2020.

DPM Simović: Vučić should focus on Serbia, we do not calibrate medical equipment in Montenegro according to national frequencies

DPM Simović: Vučić should focus on Serbia, we do not calibrate medical equipment in Montenegro according to national frequencies

Deputy Prime Minister Milutin Simović, President of the National Coordination Body for Communicable Diseases, told the President of Serbia to focus on his country and that Montenegro will manage to buy goods in markets where these goods will not be confiscated...

27.03.2020.

Montenegro's Covid-19 National Preparedness and Response Plan to be presented tomorrow

President of the National Coordination Body for Communicable Diseases Milutin Simović will hold a video conference with representatives of diplomatic missions and international organisations on Saturday, 28 March, at which Montenegro's Covid-19 National Preparedness and Response Plan will be presented...

27.03.2020.

National Coordination Body President Simović at Collegium of President of Parliament: All our activities are focused on preserving public health

National Coordination Body President Simović at Collegium of President of Parliament: All our activities are focused on preserving public health

President of the National Coordination Body for Communicable Diseases Milutin Simović took part today in the work of the Collegium of the Parliament of Montenegro regarding Montenegro's response to the coronavirus pandemic...

23.03.2020.

WHO: Full support for content and dynamics of comprehensive and numerous measures, which Montenegro takes to protect public health

WHO: Full support for content and dynamics of comprehensive and numerous measures, which Montenegro takes to protect public health

Podgorica, Montenegro (23 March 2020) -- At a meeting organised by video conference, Deputy Prime Minister and President of the National Coordination Body Milutin Simović informed Regional Director of the World Health Organisation (WHO) for Europe Dr Hans Kluge and Head of the WHO Country Office in Montenegro Ms Mina Brajović about the measures taken by Montenegro, in order to protect public health in confronting the COVID19...