Malawi COVID-19 Emergency Response and Health Systems Preparedness Project (WB-P173806)

Countries
  • Malawi
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
Proposed
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.
Borrower
Government of Malawi
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 Type(s)
Loan
The categories of the bank investment: loan, grant, etc.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 7.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Loan Amount (USD)
$ 7.00 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)
$ 7.00 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 19, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Apr 7, 2020


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Project Description

According to bank documents, the project aims to prevent, detect and respond to the threat posed by COVID-19 in Malawi and strengthen national systems for public health preparedness. It has the following components: 

  • Emergency COVID-19 Response
  • Supporting National and Sub-national, Prevention and Preparedness
  • Implementation Management and Monitoring and Evaluation

The World Bank has classified this project as having Substantial environmental and social risks.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

World Bank: 
Toni Lee Kuguru, Health Specialist
John Bosco Makumba, Senior Operations Officer

Borrower: Ministry of Finance, Economic Planning and Development
Cliff Chiunda, Secretary to the Treasury
cliffchiunda@yahoo.co.uk

Implementing Agency: Ministry of Health
Dr. Dan Namarika
danamarika@gmail.com

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