How World Bank health funding adapted during the pandemic

About the event

Just over a year ago, the World Bank announced a COVID-19 response package of $160 billion to last until June 2021. Its project pipeline for Africa is higher than for any other world region, and additional financing projects related to the bank’s COVID-19 package have started to emerge. Magnus Lindelow, World Bank practice manager for health, nutrition and population, Africa region, talks to Devex about the bank’s successes and challenges in funding and procurement over the past year — from fast-tracking project approval to working from home. He’ll also address practical questions about engaging with implementing organizations and other stakeholders. You’ll hear from: Magnus Lindelow, practice manager for health, nutrition and population, Africa Region, World Bank Raquel Alcega, Pro Funding editor, Devex Questions can be submitted to the speakers during the event or in advance by sending an email to [email protected].

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