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Eni Rovuma Basin supports National Health Institute with laboratorial and medical equipment

12 May 2022
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12 May 2022
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Maputo (Mozambique), 12 May 2022, Eni Rovuma Basin delivered today medical and laboratory equipment to Mozambican National Health Institute in order to support this institution to increasing their technical capabilities for the identification and prevention of infectious diseases, including SARS-Cov-2. This donation is part of the partnership that Eni has been developing with the Ministry of Health since 2013, which allowed the implementation of several projects in the area of Community Health, in the Provinces of Cabo Delgado and Maputo.

The equipment, handed over by Eni Rovuma Basin Managing Director, Mr. Giorgio Vicini, and received by the General Director of the National Health Institute, Dr Ilesh Jani, includes 3 biological protection booths, 1 magnetic induction cycler, 1 PCR detection machine, 7000 (seven thousand) testing kits, personal protective equipment and several laboratory reagents.

Also as part of the support provided to the Mozambican health authorities, Eni Rovuma Basin recently donated several medical equipment and personal protective equipment, and financed the installation of 3 mobile health centers for basic medical assistance in the districts of Pemba, Mecúfi and Metuge, aimed to provide primary healthcare services and prevent the spread of infectious diseases among displaced people living in the accommodation centres.

The partnership with the Mozambican Health authorities reaffirms Eni’s commitment to continue promoting the well-being of the communities in countries where it´s present, to ensure healthy life to all at all ages, in line with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDG´s).

About Eni

Eni is present in Mozambique since 2006. Between 2011 and 2014, the company discovered supergiant natural gas resources in the Rovuma basin, in the Coral, Mamba Complex and Agulha reservoirs, holding estimated 2,400 billion cubic metres of gas in place. Eni also holds exploration rights to offshore blocks A5-B, Z5-C and Z5-D in the Angoche and Zambezi basins.

About Coral South Project

The Coral South project will be the first to put into production considerable resources of natural gas in Mozambique, starting in the second half of 2022. It is operated by Eni Rovuma Basin on behalf of Area 4 partners, namely Eni, ExxonMobil, CNPC, Galp, Kogas and Empresa Nacional de Hidrocarbonetos