World Bank Helps Pakistan Wipe out Polio

The World Bank and Pakistan forged two agreements aimed at eradicating polio in the Asian nation through the provision of oral polio vaccines. According to

, the bank converted a USD67.84 million credit to Pakistan into a grant under a buy-down arrangement with the support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

About the author

  • Ma. Rizza Leonzon

    As a former staff writer, Rizza focused mainly on business coverage, including key donors such as the Asian Development Bank and AusAID.