The project components are aligned with the objectives of the COVID-19 Strategic Preparedness and Response Program (SPRP), and will comprise 3 components, including one contingent financing component. The components aim to strengthen health system preparedness to respond to the COVID-19 emergency and potential future emergencies. Each component will include climate-change adaptation measures, as necessary. i) Maximize the proportion of suspected cases of COVID-19 cases that are reported and investigated per approved protocol of the MSPP. ii) Strengthen the emergency coordination mechanism to respond to COVID-19 outbreaks. iii) Strengthen the epidemiological surveillance mechanisms and laboratory capacity of the country.
The World Bank has classified this project as having Substantial environmental and social risks.
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