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Guyana signs four Loan Agreements with  the Inter-American Development Bank
24 Feb

Guyana signs four Loan Agreements with the Inter-American Development Bank

Ministry of Finance 2017-02-21 Press Release   Guyana signs four Loan Agreements with  the Inter-American Development Bank   Guyana, on Tuesday February 21, 2017, signed four loan agreements with the Inter-American Development Bank to secure US$40 million in developmental resources to finance key initiatives within the Ministries of Legal Affairs, Agriculture, Business and...
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World Bank Group Launches Groundbreaking Financing Facility to Protect Poorest Countries against Pandemics
23 May

World Bank Group Launches Groundbreaking Financing Facility to Protect Poorest Countries against Pandemics

First-ever insurance and pandemic bonds will save lives and protect economies   SENDAI, Japan, May 21, 2016—The World Bank Group launched the Pandemic Emergency Financing Facility (PEF), an innovative, fast-disbursing global financing mechanism designed to protect the world against deadly pandemics, which will create the first-ever insurance market for pandemic risk. Japan, which...
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Budget Highlights 2016 - Health, the Elderly & Persons with Disabilities
12 Feb

Budget Highlights 2016 - Health, the Elderly & Persons with Disabilities

Modernization of Primary Health Care facilities at Bartica, Suddie and West Demerara Regional Hospitals Mental Health Secretariat to offer training and services to professionals and those seeking mental health services. $6.5B for drugs and related medical supplies to address the expanding range of services given to citizens at Public Health Facilities. $1B for purchase and maintenance of...
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Budget Highlights 2016 - The Good Life Beakons Continues
12 Feb

Budget Highlights 2016 - The Good Life Beakons Continues

The Good Life Beckons   Children & Education Introduction of  Boats, Buses, Bicycles, Books & Bicycles Initiative $3.2B allocated to University of Guyana 1,125 tablets for 7thgrade students and math teachers in 8 pilot schools under Secondary Education Improvement Project. 450 hinterland students to benefit from Hinterland Scholarship Programme.  700 children in 22...
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