Sri Lanka: Primary Health Care System Strengthening Project (WB-P163721)

Countries
  • Sri Lanka
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
Active
Bank Risk Rating
C
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
Jun 27, 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.
Borrower
Government of Sri Lanka
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Education and Health
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 200.00 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)
$ 4,419.00 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 Mar 8, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Sep 1, 2017


Contribute Information
Can you contribute information about this project?
Contact the EWS Team

Project Description

The project aims to "increase the utilization and quality of primary health care services, with an emphasis on detection and management of non-communicable diseases in high-risk population groups" The project components include an implementation of PHC reorganization and system strengthening strategy in selected 550 communities in 9 provinces, implementation support and innovation grants.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)

Co-financing:

Asian Development Bank US$ 40 million

Government of Sri Lanka US$ 4,219 million

Contact Information

World Bank
Kanako Yamashita-Allen
Senior Health Specialist

Kari L. Hurt
Sr Economist (Health)
 
Implementing Agencies
Ministry of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine
Mr. Janaka Sugathadasa
Secretary

ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF WORLD BANK

The World Bank Inspection Panel is the independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by a World Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Inspection Panel, they may investigate to assess whether the World Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can contact the Inspection Panel or submit a complaint by emailing ipanel@worldbank.org. You can learn more about the Inspection Panel and how to file a complaint at: http://ewebapps.worldbank.org/apps/ip/Pages/Home.aspx.