COVID-19: How the World Bank is helping countries procure critical medical supplies

In the global crisis caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19), the World Bank is helping CoronaVirusHeader-Final-3-1536x647client countries respond. The World Bank Group will deploy up to $160 billion over the next 15 months to support COVID-19 measures that will help countries respond to immediate health consequences of the pandemic, support households and firms, and bolster economic recovery. Our first package of fast-track emergency health financing launched on April 2, 2020, and we are working with our borrowers as they move to implement emergency projects. A key component of this implementation is client access to critical medical equipment and supplies.

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