Additional Financing for Health Sector Support Project (WB-P167672)

Countries
  • Bangladesh
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Cox’s Bazar District
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Active
Bank Risk Rating
U
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Voting Date
Jun 28, 2018
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Borrower
Government of People's Republic of Bangladesh
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Sectors
  • Education and Health
  • Humanitarian Response
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Investment Type(s)
Grant
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 50.00 million
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Loan Amount (USD)
$ 8.33 million
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Grant Amount (USD)
$ 41.67 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 50.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Mar 29, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Jun 4, 2018


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Project Description

The additional financing for Health Sector Support Project in Bangladesh will enhance the capacity of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to respond to the Rohingya crisis in Cox’s Bazar district, Bangladesh by extending Health, Nutrition, and Population sector’s services to the displaced population. 

Overall, the proposed additional financing will support development of capacities for coordination, management and delivery of the essential health services to the displaced Rohingya population in two contexts:

a) New and temporary Health, Nutrition, and Population services in the displaced camps

b) Existing ministry's facilities that provide services to the displaced population, primarily the Sadar District Hospital

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

Lead Health Specialist
Bushra Binte Alam
Senior Health Specialist

Borrower/Client/Recipient
People's Republic of Bangladesh
Mahmadu Begum
Additional Secretary
addlsecy-admin@erd.gov.bd

Implementing Agencies
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
Sirazul Islam
Secretary of the Medical Education and Family Planning Divis
secretarymefwd@mohfw.gov.bd

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT
The World Bank
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Washington, D.C. 20433
Telephone: (202) 473-1000
Web: http://www.worldbank.org/projects

 

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