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Burundi: Multisectoral HIV/AIDS Project

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Washington DC, May 13, 2008—The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors today approved the following project.

IDA Grant: US$15 million
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The project aims to increase the coverage and /or utilization of a selected set of preventive and treatment services, among groups highly vulnerable to or affected by HIV/AIDS. The National strategy includes specific indicators for each of these objectives, and a few have been selected for the Project Preparation Facility (PPF) request. A final agreement on key indicators including the scorecard indicators adopted by the Africa region will be agreed upon before appraisal.