Saint Lucia Health System Strengthening Project (WB-P166783)

Countries
  • St. Lucia
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
Approved
Bank Risk Rating
B
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
Sep 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.
Borrower
Government of Saint Lucia
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 Type(s)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 20.00 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)
$ 20.00 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 Oct 6, 2018

Disclosed by Bank Jun 1, 2018


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Project Description

According to the bank, the objective of the Health System Strengthening Project for Saint Lucia is to improve the accessibility, efficiency, and responsiveness of key health services. The project comprises of four components. The first component, design and implementation of an essential benefits package focuses on the demand side and includes the review of the design and implementation of the benefits package, including administration, purchasing and contracting arrangements, regulations surrounding the scheme, and potential sources of additional revenue for expanding health service coverage.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
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