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25/04/2006 - Malaria continues to represent a major problem in Africa particularly south of the Sahara. It is estimated that 300 million cases of Malaria occur every year in Africa resulting in up to 2 million deaths, mostly among young children.

Categories: Health


23/01/2006 - ADB and Malawi signed a US$ 21 million grant agreement to finance programs in the country’s health sector.

Categories: Malawi, Health, Human Capital Development


01/12/2005 - The President of the African Development Bank, Mr. Donald Kaberuka, has reiterated the Bank’s commitment to support the campaign to contain the spread of HIV/AIDS, warning that the "disease continues to pose an enormous challenge to the world and puts a terrible burden on individuals, families and communities"

Categories: Health, Human Capital Development


17/10/2005 - The ADF and Sierra Leone signed grant agreements worth US$ 42 million to finance economic recovery and health development programmes.

Categories: Sierra Leone, Health, Economic & Financial Governance, Human Capital Development


07/09/2005 - Tunis, 7 September 2005 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund (ADF), the concessional window of the African Development Bank (ADB) Group, on Wednesday in Tunis, approved a grant of 17 million Units of Account (UA*), equivalent to US$ 24.81 million, to finance the strengthening of the District Health Services Project in Sierra Leone.

Categories: Sierra Leone, Health, Human Capital Development


08/08/2005 - Tunis, le 8 août 2005 – La Banque africaine de développement vient d’octroyer un don de 500.000 US$ à titre d’aide alimentaire d’urgence aux sinistrés de la sécheresse et de l’invasion acridienne du Niger en réponse à l’appel à l’aide internationale lancé par ce pays.

Categories: Niger, Health


27/07/2005 - Tunis, 27 July 2005 – The ADF approved today in Tunis a loan of 25 million Units of Account* (US$ 36 million) to finance the Health Care development support project– Centre-East and North Regions of Burkina Faso.

Categories: Burkina Faso, Health, Human Capital Development


03/06/2005 - Tunis, 3 June 2005 – The African Development Fund (ADF) and the Nigeria Trust Fund (NTF), the concessional windows of the African Development Bank Group (ADB), support agricultural sector and water supply enhancement in Mauritania.

Categories: Mauritania, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Health


19/05/2005 - Abuja, 19 May 2005 – On the fringes of the AfDB Group Annual Meetings 2005 in Nigeria, the Acting Vice President for the West and Central operations of the ADB Group, Mr. Jaouad Mohammed Gharbi, signed in Abuja a grant agreement for the amount of 330,000 Units of accounts (UA*), equivalent to US$ 500.000, for each of the benefiting countries, in the framework of the Multinational Polio Eradication Program covering Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Niger and Chad.

Categories: Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Niger, Chad, Health, Human Capital Development


19/05/2005 - Abuja, 19 May 2005 – On the fringes of the ADB Group Annual Meetings of 2005 in Nigeria, the Acting Vice President for the North, South and East operations of the ADB Group, Mrs. Zeinab El Bakri signed in Abuja a agreement for a Multinational loan of 44.56 million Units of Account (US $ 67 million) and a grant of 2.94 million Units of Account (US$ 4.4 million) to finance the Creation of Sustainable Tsetse and Trypanosomiasis (T&T) Free Areas in East and West Africa Project.

Categories: Ethiopia, Health


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