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Guatemala - COVID-19 Response Project (English)

The objective of the COVID-19 Response Project for Guatemala is to prevent, detect and respond to the threat posed by COVID-19 and strengthen national systems for public health preparedness in the Republic of Guatemala. There are two components to the project, the first component being Emergency Response to COVID-19. This component includes three subcomponents: prevention and communication activities, support of the National Epidemiological Surveillance System, and support of patient care and improved safety. Finally, the second component is the project management and monitoring. This component will finance staff and incremental operational costs of carrying out project management activities through the Project Implementation Unit (PIU) at the MSPAS including: (i) the carrying out of financial management (FM), audits, procurement; (ii) the financing and carrying out environmental and social (E&S) requirements of the Project, including of the commitments set forth in the ESCP; and (iii) monitoring and evaluating the Project, including the monitoring of project indicators throughout the implementation of the project and preparation of a project evaluation report.


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    Latin America & Caribbean,

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    Guatemala - COVID-19 Response Project

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    Environmental and Social Management Framework; Environmental and Social Management Plan; Gross National Income Per Capita; vector-borne disease; maternal and child health; economic and financial analysis; monitoring and evaluation arrangement; rural indigenous peoples; Human Resources for Health; impact of climate change; leading cause of death; exposure to climate change; access to basic service; community health and safety; access to health service; social and economic development; management of hospital; health and safety risk; Maternal and Child Mortality; provision of health care; public health; Health Workers; epidemiological surveillance system; public health system; global health; Grievance Redress Service; equipment and supply; vulnerable population group; million people; emergency response; national system; community health care; floating exchange rate; disease surveillance system; supply chain approach; prudent fiscal management; exchange of information; acute respiratory infection; at risk group; risk and vulnerability; capacity for implementation; health and nutrition; climate change commitment; risk category; long-term climate change; public health measures; climate change adaptation; community health worker; due diligence assessment; distribution of medicine; ischemic heart disease; change in rainfall; health care infrastructure; global supply chain; behavioral risk factor; lack of resource; public transportation service; informal labor force; investments in infrastructure; finance staff; available human resources; treatment of patient; emerging infectious disease; person with disability; population at large; duplication of efforts; Deferred Drawdown Option; health education material; chronic health problems; Public Health Emergency; in hospital; shortness of breath; gap in knowledge; emergency operations center; accelerated economic growth; maternal mortality ratio; climate change impact; control of outbreak; Poverty & Inequality; Shelter in Place; personal protective equipment; energy efficient equipment; code of conduct; Health Service Delivery; under 5 mortality; intensive care units; violence against child; living in poverty; quality of care; infectious disease outbreak; hospital bed; confirmed case; live birth; program development; early identification; chronic malnutrition; increased demand; case detection; strategic action; institutional context; stakeholder engagement; hospital capacity; civil works; test kit; social participation; vulnerable group; extreme poverty; linguistic diversity; communication strategy; mitigation measure; communication plan; medical supply; health security; Mental health; Disaster Risk; primary care; health threat; Epidemic; social objective; critically ill; social distance; diabetes mellitus; cerebrovascular disease; epidemiological profile; hospital patients; economic equality; data portal; severe cases; epidemiologic transition; public attention; priority program; school class; need assessment; new cases; maternal death; public safety; indigenous population; increased revenue; additional revenue; intestinal infection; human capital; private investment; transmission control; national state; health infrastructure; Infant Mortality; cold chain; solar refrigeration; laboratory equipment; laboratory network; emerging disease; diagnostic capacity; health messages; community perspective; sanitary supply; medical device; traditional healer; emotional stress; target health; general population; raise awareness; disease spread; government strategy; health care facilities; diagnostic equipment; adaptive capacity; potential output; epidemic control; early detection; re-emerging disease; data requirement; intermediate indicator; internal control; financial reporting; chronic condition; clinical care; health facility; care treatment; environmental health; worker safety; support measure; vulnerable area; inpatient service; physical infrastructure; natural disaster; variable rainfall



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Guatemala - COVID-19 Response Project (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.