World Bank Board Approves New Financial Intermediary Fund (FIF) for Pandemic Prevention, Preparedness and Response (PPR)

World Bank Board Approves New Financial Intermediary Fund (FIF) for Pandemic Prevention, Preparedness and Response (PPR)

06/30/2022

The goal of the FIF is to provide financing to address critical gaps in pandemic PPR to strengthen country capacity in areas such as disease surveillance, laboratory systems, health workforce, emergency communication and management, and community engagement.

 

The FIF Fact Sheet states:

“Will the FIF also fund activities related to One Health (intersection between human health, animal health and environment)? …… Yes, activities related to One Health, which recognize that human and animal health are interdependent and bound to the health of the ecosystems they share, will be eligible for financing from the FIF. A multi-sectoral One Health approach is central to the prevention of public health risks.” Fact Sheet: Financial Intermediary Fund for Pandemic Prevention, Preparedness and Response

See the World Bank Press Release

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