32313-022: Health System Development Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The overall goal of the Project is to improve the health and nutrition status of the population, in particular the poor, women and children, and ethnic groups in the eight northern provinces of Lao PDR. It aims to improve health and nutrition behavior and demand for health services and make the provincial health system more effective, efficient and equitable in delivering Primary Health Care (PHC). The objectives of the Project are (i) to improve PHC delivery, in particular for vulnerable ... Read More

Country Lao People's Democratic Republic
Project Number 32313-022
Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Grant No. 0079
Approval Date 29 Jun 2007
Closing Date 07 Mar 2013
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 13,000
Geographical Location 8 Northern provinces for PHC delivery Natonawide for capacity building and system development
Sector Health and social protection
Subsector Health sector development and reform
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Safeguard Categories Environment: C
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: B

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