Supporting Strategic Interventions in the Health Sector Towards Achieving Universal Health Coverage (ADB-53355-001)

  • India
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Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Oct 17, 2019
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Government of India
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  • Education and Health
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.23 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Mar 6, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Oct 22, 2019

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Project Description

According to the bank website, "The health sector in India is in a stage of transition. This presents both an opportunity and a challenge given the increasing demand for quality health services exacerbated by changing disease patterns. Health being under the state list of the constitution of India, the differential capabilities of the states to implement healthcare delivery becomes critical. Within this context and given our previous and continued engagement with the health sector, it is crucial that a strategic approach be adopted for expanding health sector engagement in India. This would draw upon the vision laid out in Strategy 2030 and align increased engagement identifying key areas of support including investment needs. It would also assess, document and support innovative practices, recognizing that India might need organic solutions developed which are scalable, yet draw from best practices."

Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information

Responsible ADB Officer Sonalini Khetrapal
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Human and Social Development Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
150 A Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi - 110 011 India


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