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RG-T3730 : Support the Design and Implementation of Key Digital Interventions for COVID-19 in Latin America and the Caribbean

Project Status: Implementation

The purpose of this technical cooperation is to support the sustainable implementation of digital health solutions to improve the region's response to COVID-19. In doing so, this TC will fund the development of tools, technical studies, pilots, and learning materials to foster the region's ability to respond to current and future public health emergencies. Specific digital interventions include piloting of telemedicine interventions for COVID-19 patients and displaced primary healthcare patients; scale-up of Project ECHO COVID-19 Response for tele-consult between frontline providers and specialists; and support for epidemiologic surveillance for influenza-like illness (ILI) and severe acute respiratory infections (SARI) at the regional level regional level in line with WHO/PAHO guidelines. Furthermore, in order to align with regional and global best practices in global health, this project will directly coordinate with the Pan American Health Organization and Project ECHO COVID-19.

Project Detail

Project Number
RG-T3730
Approval date
July 10, 2020
Project Country
Regional
Project Sector
HEALTH
Project Subsector
DISEASE PREVENTION & CONTROL
Project Type
Technical Cooperation
Environmental and social impact category
C
Project Status
Implementation
Operation Number
ATN/JF-18098-RG

Financial Information

Project Number
RG-T3730
Project Status
Implementation

IDB Financing

Financing type
TCN
Fund
Japan Special Fund
Reporting currency
USD - United States Dollar
Reporting date
Sep/24/2020

Roles & Responsibilities

Contract signature date
Jul/10/2020

Project Information

Total Cost
USD 750,000
Country counterpart financing
USD 0
Amount
USD 750,000

Approved

Title
Type
Project Number
Date Published
TC Document
RG-T3730
July 10, 2020
TC Document
RG-T3730
July 10, 2020
TC Document
RG-T3730
July 10, 2020