Eswatini Health System Strengthening Project (WB-P168564)

  • Africa
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Project Status
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Voting Date
Dec 12, 2019
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 20.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 20.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Jul 26, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Jun 28, 2019

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Project Description

The project development objective is to improve the quality and efficiency of health services delivery, with a focus on maternal and child health and non-communicable diseases.

Progress towards the achievement of the PDO will be measured by:
1. Health Facility Quality Index scored 0-100: average score for all health facilities14 will be computed with emphasis on process and outcome measures and less on structural measures
2. Percentage of outpatient visits which took place in Primary Health Care (PHC) facilities.15
3. Pregnant women receiving at least 4 ANCs with defined quality standards (1st ANC in 1st Trimester; receiving the seven services;16 indication for high risk pregnancy assessed and marked)
4. Percentage of pregnant women delivering in health facilities providing Emergency Obstetric & Newborn Care (EmONC)
5. Number of people screened for NCDs (hypertension, diabetes, breast cancer, and cervical cancer)

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

Ministry of Health
Simon Zwane
Principal Secretary


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