eC2: Stock-Taking of Health and Education Facilities Energy Needs and Design of Solar-Powered Service Solutions in Burundi

Deadline: 26-Jun-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

Burundi has over 900 health centers and more than 1,400 secondary and vocational maxresdefaultschools, out of which the majority is not electrified. The World Bank seeks to hire the services of a firm to i) take stock of the electrification status and overall energy use of Health and Education Facilities in Burundi and ii) to design standardized solar-powered service packages to meet their current and future needs. The assignment should assess a representative share of those unelectrified facilities. A particular emphasis will be put on ways to ensure maintenance and operation of the systems, as one of the big challenges for long-term project success.

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East Africa Public Health Laboratory Networking Project – Additional financing

The development objective of the East Africa Public Health Laboratory Networking Project for Africa is to establish a network of efficient, high quality, accessible public health laboratories for the diagnosis and surveillance of tuberculosis and other communicable diseases.

Laboratory

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The $50 million additional financing (AF) for Burundi, Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda will assist to: (a) scale up successful activities to additional facilities in cross border areas, further expanding geographic coverage; and (b) broaden and deepen the range of interventions to be funded Continue reading