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08 Sep 2005 description

September 8, Vienna, Austria - The OPEC Fund for International Development today signed a US$10 million loan agreement with the Republic of Angola to help rehabilitate and expand the 300-bed Luanda Hospital. Located in Palanca, 10km from Luanda City, the hospital was originally constructed as a unit for tuberculosis patients. The project will upgrade it to a provincial facility for general health care.

26 Apr 2005 description

54/2005 April 26, 2005, Vienna, Austria - The OPEC Fund for International Development today signed three grant agreements, totaling US$4.2 million, with the World Health Organization (WHO), the Arab Organization for Agricultural Development (AOAD) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

The US$3.5 million grant to WHO will co-finance a joint OPEC Fund/WHO Project on Integrating HIV/AIDS Treatment in Health Systems in Africa. Participating countries are Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana and Lesotho.

22 May 2002 description

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Vienna, Austria - The OPEC Fund for International Development today signed a US$9.39 million loan agreement with the Republic of Angola to help finance a scheme to reform the country's education system, placing a special emphasis on boosting the quality of learning and providing job skills training for youth and adolescents.

After years of civil unrest, Angola has placed a high priority on meeting its educational needs, particularly along the country's western coast, which is home to some four million displaced people.