Sociedade Beneficente Israelita Brasileira Albert Einstein
Category B projects have potential environmental and/or social impacts and risks that are less adverse than those of a Category A and which are generally limited to the project site, largely reversible and can be mitigated via measures that are readily available and feasible to implement in the context of the operation.
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Antunes Castanho, Rafael
USD $ 37,517,500
Project scope and objective
The credit operation (the "Operation") will be used to finance the response actions of the Sociedade Beneficente Israelita Brasileira Albert Einstein (the "HIAE", the "Company" or the "Project") to the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic , mainly in the city of São Paulo, capital of the State of São Paulo (SP), Brazil. These response actions include: i) the expansion of installed capacity, in the two public hospitals of the Unified Health System (SUS, acronym in Portuguese) operated by HIAE, Dr. Moysés Deutsch Municipal Hospital - M'Boi Mirim, Dr. Gilson de Carvalho Municipal Hospital - Vila Santa Catarina and the Emergency Care Unit (UPA) of Hospital Campo Limpo, also the implantation of two field hospitals, Campaign Hospital of the Morumbi Unit and Municipal Hospital of Campanha do Pacaembu, and a tent for attendance and screening in the UPA´ s Municipal Hospital Dr. Gilson de Carvalho - Vila Santa Catarina and Hospital do Campo Limpo with a total of 743 new beds to reach a total of 1,081 beds; ii) the reorganization of the HIAE's service areas to expand 94 beds of the Intensive Care Unit (“ICU”) and Adult Semi-Intensive Care and 11 hospitalization beds; and iii) complementary activities to support the response to COVID-19, including prevention actions in needy communities, purchase of essential medical supplies, diagnostic tests and support for research, as well as donations of personal protective equipment (PPE) to the states of Amazonas, Pará and Ceará.
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