Strengthening Lebanon's COVID-19 Response Project in Collaboration with the World Bank
Due to the unmet need for vaccines and the financial limitation of the GOL to meet the increasing health care needs, the “Strengthening Lebanon’s COVID-19 Response Project” will finance further purchase and deployment of equitable COVID-19 vaccines and needed supplies and activities to support the GOL COVID-19 response.
Strengthening Lebanon’s COVID-19 Response Project has a budget of US$29M and duration of two years and comprises the following components:
• Component 1 – Procurement of COVID-19 vaccines and deployment:
This component will support the purchase of COVID-19 vaccines and related deployment activities.
• Component 2- COVID-19 prevention, detection and case management:
This component will support other COVID-19 prevention, detection and case management activities.
• Component 3 – System Strengthening, Monitoring and Management: This component will finance the project management unit, which includes at least: (i) financial management officers (FM), (ii) procurement and due diligence team; (iii) environmental and social officers; (iv) monitoring and evaluation officers and vi) Coordination. In addition, the component will support activities aimed at strengthening the health system in critical areas such as information systems, public health surveillance capacity, supply management/logistics, and expansion of primary health care settings.