Angola gets USD 60 million from REDISSE 4

The global package approved by the World Bank group is USD 270 million from the Regional Program for Continuous Disease Surveillance Systems (REDISSE 4).

Besides Angola the project include countries such as Chad, which will receive USD 30 million, the Central African Republic, USD 15 million, the DRC, USD 150 million, and the Republic of Congo USD 15 million.

The program, according to the World Bank document to which Angop had access, is also providing USD 10 million to the Secretariat of the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS), which will host the project executing entity.

This is the fourth project under the Regional Program for the Improvement of Continuous Disease Surveillance Systems (REDISSE), approved by the World Bank group.

The REDISSE program is multi-sectoral and aims to strengthen national and regional capacity to address disease threats to humans, animals and environmental interface which is the best known source of epidemics and new pathogens.

Source: Angola Press News Agency