Health System Support and Strengthening Project (WB-P164953)

  • Central African Republic
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Sep 27, 2018
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Ministry of Economy, Planning and Cooperation
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  • Education and Health
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 43.00 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)
$ 54.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Oct 10, 2018

Disclosed by Bank Jun 1, 2018

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Project Description

The development objective of the Health System Support and Strengthening Project for Central African Republic is to increase utilization and improve the quality of essential health services in targeted areas in the territory of the recipient. The project comprises of three components. The first component, improving the quality and utilization of essential health services at facility and community levels through performance-based financing (PBF) consists of following sub-components: (i) PBF and delivery of free health care; and (ii) PBF verification and technical assistance. The second component, reinforcing the capacity of the recipient’s health system and addressing gender-based violence consists of following sub-components: (i) health system strengthening; (ii) addressing gender-based violence (GBV); and (iii) project implementation support. The third component, contingent emergency response will allow for rapid reallocation of project proceeds in the event of a natural or artificial disaster or crisis that has caused, or is likely to imminently cause, a major adverse economic and or social impact.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information
Ministry of Health, Public Hygiene and Population
Adolphe Kossi-Mazouka
Coordinator, National PBF Unit


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