Vietnam - Avian and Human Influenza Control and Preparedness Project [Additional Financing]

June 30, 2011

IDA Credit: US$10 Million Equivalent 

Terms: Maturity = 35 years; Grace = 10 years

Project ID: P123783

Program Description: The project aims to increase the effectiveness of government 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.

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