World Bank Approves $21.15 Million for COVID-19 Response in Burkina Faso

The World Bank today approved $21.15 million in financing, of which 50% grant and 50% credit from the International Development Association (IDA)* to help Burkina Faso respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Burkina Faso COVID-19 Preparedness and Response Project will strengthen the public health systems’ capacity to prevent, detect, and respond to the pandemic. It will increase emergency funding up to $4 million for the Health Services Reinforcement Project (PRSS), which supports efforts to protect health care workers and trace people who have come into contact with confirmed COVID-19 cases.

Funding agencies: World Bank

Countries: Burkina Faso

Published: 2020-05-14

Sectors: Health