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Regions:
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  • Africa
Banks:
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  • World Bank (WB)
Status: Active
Bank Risk Rating: C
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Board Decision Date: 2017-05-12
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Borrower or Client: West Africa Health Organization (WAHO)
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Sectors:
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  • Education and Health
Project Cost (USD): $ 3.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.

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Original disclosure @ WB website
Updated in EWS: 2018-01-02
Disclosure Date: 2016-08-15
West African Medicines Regulatory Harmonization
WB-P158363

Project Description
To improve the availability of quality and safe medicines and vaccines in the Economic Community of West African States pharmaceutical market by harmonizing registration systems, improving efficiency and enhancing transparency in medicines and vaccines registration.
Investment Description
Contact Information
Name: West Africa Health Organization (WAHO) Contact: Xavier Crespin Tel: 01122620970100 Email: wahooas@wahooas.org ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF WORLD BANK The World Bank Inspection Panel is the independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by a World Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Inspection Panel, they may investigate to assess whether the World Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can contact the Inspection Panel or submit a complaint by emailing ipanel@worldbank.org. You can learn more about the Inspection Panel and how to file a complaint at: http://ewebapps.worldbank.org/apps/ip/Pages/Home.aspx.
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