Ghana COVID-19 Emergency Preparedness and Response Project (WB-P173788)

Countries
  • Ghana
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Pipeline
Bank Risk Rating
U
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Voting Date
Mar 20, 2020
The estimate day the bank will vote on a proposed investment. The decision dates may change, so review updated project documents or contact the EWS team.
Borrower
Government of Ghana
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Education and Health
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 35.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 35.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Apr 2, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Mar 24, 2020


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Project Description

According to bank documents, the proposed World Bank funding will support Ghana's emergency response to Covid-19 and "strengthen national systems for public health preparedness."

Project components are:

1) Emergency Covid-19 Respose

Case detection, confirmation, contact tracing, recording and reporting 

Containment, isolation and treatment

Social and financial support to households

Health system strengthening

2) Strenghtening multi-sector, national institutions and platforms for policy development and coordination of prevention and preparedness using One Health approach

3) Community engagement and risk communication

4) Implementation Management, Monitoring and Evaluation and Project Management

 

The bank has classified this project as having a Substantial environmental risk category and a Substantial social risk category.

 

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

World Bank

Anthony Theophilus Seddoh / Senior Operations Officer / 5241+4612 / assedoh@ifc.org

 

Borrower / Client / Recipient

Republic of Ghana

Ken Ofori - Attah / Minister, Ministry of Finance / ken.ofori-atta@mofep.gov.gh

 

Implementing Agencies

Ghana Health Services

Patrick Aboagye / Director General / yaboagye2003@yahoo.com

 

Franklin Asiedu Bekoe / Deputy Director, Surveillance and Head, Emergency Operations / kofi2711@gmail.com

 

Ministry of Health

Nana Kwabena Adeji Mensah / Chief Director / kadjeimensah@gmail.com

Emmanual Odame / Director, Policy Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation / joeankra@yahoo.com

 

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