Additional Financing to Nutrition and HIV/AIDS Project (WB-P156129)

  • Malawi
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  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Jun 23, 2016
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  • Education and Health
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 22.60 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 22.60 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Oct 12, 2017

Disclosed by Bank May 19, 2016

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Project Description
The Nutrition and HIV/AIDS Project tackles the most significant causes of disease burden in Malawi by focusing on (i) implementing and scaling up ? through public sector and community delivery systems ? the most cost-effective nutrition and HIV prevention interventions, and (ii) supporting the implementation of an emergency disease outbreak preparedness plan. Since the 2014 Government corruption scandal involving the misuse of donor funds, the Bank has been providing fiduciary guidance and continuing to contribute to the HIV pooled fund which supports HIV service delivery and coordination costs associated with the National AIDS Commission (NAC). The HIV Pool was established in 2003 after the NAC was created, and previously cofinanced by the Bank, CIDA, NORAD, DFID and the Global Fund. Furthermore, the Project remains as a major source of financing and technical assistance to: (i) implement Malawi?s Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) action plan ? a proven and cost-effective approach to prevent HIV; (ii) strengthen national capacity in multisectoral nutrition planning, coordination, implementation, monitoring and evaluation capacity; and (iii) build national capacity to tackle sudden outbreak of infectious diseases including Ebola.
Investment Description

Contact Information
Borrower/Client/Recipient Name: NAC (NATL AIDS COMMISSION) Contact: Davie Kalomba Title: Acting DG Email: Implementing Agencies Name: DNHA (PART 1)CR5068-MW Contact: Felix Phiri Title: Director 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: