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COVID-19: The latest updates from IsDB

The #IsDB Board of Executive Directors approved US$ 2.3 billion in favor of IsDB Group Strategic Programme for Preparedness and Response to #COVID19 in its Member Countries.

At IsDB Group, we are committed to helping our member countries combat the economic impact of #COVID19, including the impact on income opportunities, education and innovation. We are working with government and NGOs to create markets that deliver sustainable and inclusive growth

IsDB Group is committed to supporting entrepreneurs, scientists and innovators by providing funding for solutions to #COVID19 and other global health challenges through the #TransformFund. To apply visit

IsDB Group's #TransformFund encourages applications from scientists and technicians working to develop low-cost #COVID19 rapid tests, screening methods & diagnostics. If you would like support in upscaling your innovation, apply for the $500M fund:

IsDB Group reiterates commitment to stand shoulder to shoulder with its MCs to effectively tackle the threats posed by the COVID-19 virus.
The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) have partnered to launch an urgent call for innovation to find and reward solutions for strengthening national health systems in the area of breast and cervical cancer prevention.