Regional Disease Surveillance Systems Enhancement (REDISSE) (WB-P154807)

  • Africa
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Jun 28, 2016
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Republic of Sierra Leone, Republic of Senegal, Republic of Guinea
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 110.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 114.06 million
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Bank Documents
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Jul 26, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Nov 12, 2015

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Project Description
This project finances the strengthening of national and regional cross-sectoral capacity for collaborative disease surveillance and epidemic preparedness in West Africa, including the ability to provide immediate and effective response in the event of an eligible crisis or emergency. This includes four main components: i) support for the enhancement of national surveillance and reporting systems; ii) strengthening of laboratory capacity; iii) preparedness and emergency response; and iv) human resource management for effective disease surveillance and epidemic preparedness.
Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information
Borrower: Republic of Sierra Leone Contact: Mr. Momodu L. Kargbo Title: Minister, Ministry of Economy and Finance Telephone No.: 232 22 222 211 Email: Republic of Senegal Contact: Mr. Maye Diuof Title: Chargé de Programme Telephone No.: 221 33 823 70 92 Email: Republic of Guinea Contact: Madame Malado Kaba Title: Minister, Ministry of Economy and Finance Telephone No.: 244 43108230 Email: Responsible Agency: WAHO Contact: Dr Xavier Crespin Title: Director General Telephone No.: (226) 20 97 57 72 Email: ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF WORLD BANK The World Bank Inspection Panel is the independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by a World Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Inspection Panel, they may investigate to assess whether the World Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can contact the Inspection Panel or submit a complaint by emailing You can learn more about the Inspection Panel and how to file a complaint at: