Additional Financing to Lao PDR Health Governance and Nutrition Development Project (WB-P163949)

  • Laos
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  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Sep 27, 2017
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Lao People's Democratic Republic, Ministry of Health
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  • Education and Health
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 10.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 15.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Oct 17, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Jul 3, 2017

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Project Description
According to IFC website, the objective of the Additional Financing for the Health Governance and Nutrition Development Project for Lao People's Democratic Republic is to help increase coverage of reproductive, maternal and child health, and nutrition services in target areas in Lao PDR. The Additional Financing (AF) from IDA, the MDTF-IDFHP, and the PHRD will help finance the costs associated with additional and expanded scope of activities to scale up the impact and development effectiveness of the original project. It will also improve the prospect that key programs and interventions currently supported under the HGNDP will be sustained. The AF will continue to support improvement of coverage of reproductive, maternal and child health (MCH), and nutrition services. The project has the following components: 1. Health Sector Governance Reform 2. Service Delivery 3. Nutrition Soial and Behavior Change Communication 4. Project Management, Monitoring and Evaluation
Investment Description

Contact Information
Team Leader: Somil Nagpal Senior Health Specialist No contact information provided at the time of disclosure. Client/Borrower: Mr. Angkhansada Mouangkham Deputy Director General, External Finance Department Email Address: Implementing Agency: Dr Prasongsidh Boupha Director General, Lao PDR Ministry of Health Email Address: 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 You can learn more about the Inspection Panel and how to file a complaint at: