Myanmar COVID-19 Emergency Response Project (WB-P173902)

Countries
  • Myanmar
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
Active
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
Apr 23, 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
Republic of the Union of Myanmar
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
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 50.00 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)
$ 50.00 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 13, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Apr 9, 2020


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Project Description

This World Bank funding will support the government of Myanmar's response to the threat posed by COVID-19 and strengthen national systems for public health emergency preparedness in Myanmar.

Project components are:

1) Hospital preparedness to respond to COVID-19

2) Capacity building and community engagement

3) Project 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

Hnin Hnin Pyne

Program Coordinator, 5778+8369 / 66-2-6868369, hypne@worldbank.org

 

Nang Mo Kham

Senior Health Specialist, 5274+3041 / 95-1-9255030, nkham@worldbank.org

 

Borrower / Client / Recipient

Ministry of Planning, Finance and Industry

Si Si Pyone, Director General, sisipyone@gmail.com

 

Implementing Agencies

Ministry of Health and Sports

Kyaw Khaing, Deputy Director General, kyawkhaing@mohs.gov.mm

 

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