A severe pandemic would harm health, economies, and communities in all countries, but especially in poor and fragile states. Pandemic prevention requires robust public health systems (veterinary and human) that collaborate to stop contagion promptly.
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IDA Credit: US$10 Million Equivalent Terms: Maturity = 35 years; Grace = 10 yearsProject ID: P123783Program Description: The project aims to increase the effectiveness of gove... Show More +rnment services in reducing the health risk to poultry and humans from avian influenza in eleven high priority provinces. In turn this will contribute to addressing highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) at the national level by (i) controlling the disease at source in domestic poultry; (ii) early detection and response to poultry and human cases; and (iii) preparing for the medical consequences of a human pandemic. Show Less -
IBRD Loan: US$491 millionTerms: Maturity = 18 years; Grace Period = N/AProject ID: P116965 Project Description: The Influenza Prevention and Control Project for Mexico aims to finance the costs a... Show More +ssociated with the Mexican Government's effort to monitor and control the A/H1N1 influenza epidemic, which originated in Mexico in March of this year and has occasioned more than 350 fatalities in the country. Given that epidemiologists expect a second wave of influenza to hit Mexico during the winter, the Mexican Government has requested Bank support in strengthening its capacity to monitor the spread of the virus (and influenza viruses more generally) and to control influenza epidemic waves. The project will assist Mexico in improving its National Epidemiological Surveillance System (SINAVE) including the upgrading of the Borrower's national reference laboratory for epidemiological surveillance, strengthening the infrastructure to effectively distribute medicines, vaccines and medical supplies and replenishing and expanding the country's strategic reserves thereof. Show Less -
IDA Grant: US$ 6.0 millionPROJECT DESCRIPTION: The project aims to support the implementation of the Cambodia Comprehensive Avian and Human Influenza (AHI) National Plan (the AH1 Plan), contributing t... Show More +o minimize the threat posed to humans and the poultry sector by an AH1 infection in Cambodia, and to prepare for, control and respond (if necessary) to a human influenza pandemic. Show Less -
IDA CREDIT: US$50 millionTERMS: Grace period = 10 years; Maturity = 40 yearsPROJECT DESCRIPTION: This project falls under the Global Program for Avian Influenza (GPAI) approved by the Bank’s Board of ... Show More +Directors in January 2006. It aims to prevent the further spread of the Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) to other parts of Nigeria not yet infected by the virus. The GPAI is designed to provide emergency financing to participating countries to contain outbreaks of avian flu through early detection and rapid response measures. Show Less -
IDA GRANT AMOUNT: US$ 4 millionPROJECT DESCRIPTION: The overall objective of the Project is to minimize the threat in the Kyrgyz Republic posed to humans and to the poultry industry by Highly Pa... Show More +thogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) infection and to prepare for, control, and respond to influenza pandemic. Show Less -