Afghanistan Sehatmandi Project (WB-P160615)

  • South Asia
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
  • Afghanistan
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Voting Date
Mar 28, 2018
The estimate day the bank will vote on a proposed investment. The decision dates may change, so review updated project documents or contact the EWS team.
Government of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
  • Education and Health
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Type(s)
The categories of the bank investment: loan, grant, etc.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 140.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 600.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Sep 9, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Sep 6, 2017

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Project Description

According to the website of the World Bank, the proposed development objective of the project is to increase the utilization and quality of health, nutrition, and family planning services in Afghanistan.

The Project would consist of the following three components:

Component 1: Improving Service Delivery. This component will support the financing of performance contracts to deliver Basic Packages of Health Services (BPHS) and essential package of hospital services and establish an innovation fund.

Component 2: Strengthening the Health System and its Performance.This component will support shifts towards greater performance management of NGOs and to address some of the emerging broader sector challenges that require a reform of tertiary and national hospitals and improvement in the procurement and supply chain management of pharmaceuticals

Component 3: Strengthening demand and community accountability for key health services. This component aims to build demand and strengthen accountability mechanisms for critical health and nutrition services especially for maternal health, nutrition and family planning.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

World Bank

Ghulam Dastagir Sayed
Senior Health Specialist

Mickey Chopra
Lead Health Specialist

Mohammad Tawab Hashemi
Senior Health Specialist

Email and telephone contacts were not disclosed.

Ministry of Finance
Khesraw Momand
Health Sector Coordinator

Implementing Agencies
Ministry of Public Health (MOPH)
H.E. Ferozuddin Feroz
Minister of Public Health


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