Haiti COVID-19 Response (WB-P173811)

Countries
  • Haiti
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
Approved
Bank Risk Rating
A
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 30, 2020
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Borrower
Republic of Haiti
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Education and Health
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Investment Type(s)
Grant
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 20.00 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)
$ 20.00 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 8, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Mar 24, 2020


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Project Description

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.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information
Republic of Haiti
M. Michel Patrick Boisvert
Ministre de l'Economie et des Finances boisvertmp@yahoo.com
 
Ministry of Public Health and the Population MARIE GRETA ROY CLÉMENT
Minister of Public Health and the Population laministre@mspp.gouv.ht
 

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