37229-012: Regional Support to Address the Outbreak of SARS

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The RETA will provide emergency assistance to members countries in the regiona to strengthen health systems' capacities to prevent and contain outbreaks of SARS contagion over the next few months. The proposed RETA will fill an important gap in financing to meet the SARS epidemic. ADB will work closely with governments, WHO, and other stakeholders, in particular NGOs, to identify the gaps, both quantitatively (how much is needed) and qualitatively (where are the resources needed). It is ... Read More

Country Regional
Project Number 37229-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Numbers TA No. 6108
Approval Date 29 Sep 2003
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 5,000
Geographical Location All Developing Member Countries of ADB
Sector Health and social protection
Subsector Disease control of communicable disease
Health system development
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 4: No gender elements (NGE)


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