The U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) announced the first disbursement of a $5 million direct loan to Africa Healthcare Network (AHN), the largest operator of dialysis centres in East Africa. The project is part of DFC’s Covid-19 response through which the agency is mitigating the economic and health impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic, and DFC’s Global Health and Prosperity Initiative, under which the agency is working to strengthen global health systems.

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