Sri Lanka COVID-19 Emergency Response and Health Systems Preparedness Project (WB-P173867)

Countries
  • Sri Lanka
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
B
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
Apr 6, 2020
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Borrower
Government of Sri Lanka
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)
Grant, Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 128.60 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)
$ 93.60 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Grant 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.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS May 18, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Mar 25, 2020


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Project Description

According to the bank document, the project's objective is "To prevent, detect and respond to the threat posed by COVID-19 and strengthen national systems for public health preparedness in Sri Lanka"

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

World Bank
Mohini Kak, Senior Health Specialist
Phone: 5785+79154 Email: mkak@worldbank.org
Deepika Eranjanie Attygalle, Senior Health Specialist
Phone: 5723+311 / 0 Email: dattygalle@worldbank.org

Borrower/Client/Recipient
Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka
Mr. Ajith Abeysekera, Director General,
Department of External Resources, Ministry
dg@erd.gov.lk

Implementing Agencies
Ministry of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine
Ms. Bhadrani Jayawardena, Secretary,
Ministry of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medi
secretary@health.gov.lk

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