According to bank documents, the project aims to:
"(i) improve delivery of primary health, nutrition and population (HNP) and environmental health services for selected urban populations, and
(ii) develop and strengthen government capacities and systems for delivery of these services."
2 component of the project are:
Component 1. Improve urban primary HNP services - for example expanded services for diagnosis, referral and management of communicable diseases, nutrition counselling & growth monitoring services, community outreach and behaviour change communication. To overcome overcrowding and improve service delivery, investment is required for out patient services and to upgrade facilities.
Component 2. Improve urban environmental health services - through supporting behaviour changes related to hygiene, supporting development of strategies to manage infectious disease outbreaks, and lastly, support improvement in medical waste management.
Patrick M. Mullen,
Title: Lead Health Specialist
Telephone No: 5220+35675
Title: Senior Operations Officer
Telephone No: 5764+4347
Economic Relations Division
The Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives
Mahbubur RahmanAdditional Secretary
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
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