33417-012: Asian Vaccination Initiative

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The objective of the TA is to prepare a regional project financed by a multi-country loan for the Asian Vaccination Initiative (AVI). The AVI will help introduce new vaccines to the DMCs and ensure that existing vaccines are used more effectively. Within each country there will be specific objectives for introducing new vaccines (such as hepatitis B, widely prevalent across Asia, and Hemophilus Influenza B, a major cause of pneumonia in children) or implementing disease control initiatives ... Read More

Country Regional
Project Number 33417-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Approval Number TA No. 5857
Approval Date 27 Aug 1999
Sector Health and social protection
Subsector Health Programs


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