World Bank approves additional US$54.6m financing to strengthen Burundi’s health system

BURUNDI – The World Bank has approved an additional financing of US$54.6 million for the Health System Support Project (KIRA), in Burundi. Like the parent project, this additional financing from the International Development Association (IDA) aims to increase the use of quality Reproductive, Maternal, Neonatal, Child and Adolescent Health services. In the event of an eligible crisis or emergency, a contingent response component will allow for immediate and effective support to the government. “This new financing will continue to strengthen the various health system pillars in Burundi for the well-being…

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