36400-012: Health Care Financing for the Poor

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Project establishes an equity fund to provide financial support for the catastrophic health expenses of the poor and vulnerable populations. This is aimed to improve the access of the poor and vulnerable population to the health system through the provision of targeted, demand-side subsidies. This is also expected to create significant impact on reducing poverty, as catastrophic health events are a leading cause of impoverishment in Cambodia. The Project works with NGOs to identify the ... Read More

Country Cambodia
Project Number 36400-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Grant No. 9057
Approval Date 15 Nov 2004
Closing Date 27 May 2011
Geographical Location Operational districts in the provinces of Prey Veng (Pearaing and Preah Sdach), Kampong Cham (Memut and Ponhea Krek), Koh Kong, Takeo (Ang Rokar and Kirivong), Mondulkiri, and Rattanakiri.
Sector Health and social protection
Subsector Health Finance
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Safeguard Categories Environment: C


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