Additional Financing: Essential Health Services Access Project (WB-P160208)

  • Myanmar
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  • World Bank (WB)
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  • Education and Health
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 100.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 110.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Mar 27, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Aug 10, 2017

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Project Description

The Project seeks to increase coverage of essential health services of adequate quality, with a focus on maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH), and, in the event of an Eligible Crisis or Emergency, to provide an immediate and effective response to Eligible Crisis or Emergency. Consequently, women and children in Myanmar will have expanded access to the basic essential package of health services (i.e. increase of live births attended by skilled health personnel and increase in the proportion of women, who need health care for the post-partum period).

Service availability and readiness level at the primary health care facilities at the township and smaller towns will improve to deliver the basic essential package of health services.

Out of pocket expenditure on health will reduce as a share of the total health expenditure

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)

International Development Association (IDA-World Bank)  US$ 100.00 million
Global Financing Facility                                 US$  10.00 million
Total Project Cost                                          US$ 110.00 million

Contact Information

1/World Bank
Contact: Hnin Hnin Pyne
Title: Senior Human Development Specialist

Name: Ministry of Planning and Finance
Contact: Daw Si Si Pyone
Title: Deputy Director General

3/Implementing Agencies

Name: Ministry of Health and Sports
Contact: Dr. Kyaw Khaing
Title: Assistant Permanent Secretary


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