Tanzania Covid-19 Pandemic Emergency Financing Facility Project
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Jan 13 2022

The Government of Tanzania (GoT), through the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MoHCDGEC), requested World Bank financial support to respond to the immediate health sector needs for the COVID-19 Pandemic. The project has three main components including strengthening laboratory diagnosis capacity, improving management of COVID-19 cases, and implementation management and monitoring and evaluation. The project will be implemented in seven regional referral hospitals in Dar es Salaam, Geita, Mbeya, Manyara, Ruvuma, Dodoma and Mtwara. Strengthening laboratory diagnosis capacity will go hand in hand with procurement and installation of Liquid Oxygen Generating Plants and oxygen supply systems, and supply of oxygen cylinders to neighboring health facilities. The project will also procure essential medicines and supplies, and conduct training of biomedical technicians on production and management of oxygen plants. Nurses will be trained on proper provision of oxygen to patients while laboratory staff will be trained on diagnosis of COVID- ...