Avian and Human Influenza Facility
October 31, 2013
Created in 2006, the Avian and Human Influenza Facility (AHIF) helps developing countries minimize the risk and socioeconomic impact of avian influenza and other zoonoses and of possible human pandemic influenza. The AHIF is led by the European Commission and supported by the governments of Australia, China, Estonia, Iceland, India, Korea, Russian Federation, Slovenia and the United Kingdom. The trust fund is administered by the World Bank.
As of March 2013, the AHIF and the World Bank together had provided $1.3 billion for 72 operations in 60 countries; eight operations are ongoing but will close within two years.
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