43136-012: Protecting the Health Status of the Poor during the Financial Crisis

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Ensuring the poor free access to essential health services is necessary to mitigate the impact of the financial crisis. The proposed medicard program will ensure free care for a range of services at FGPs, SHCs, and designated hospitals and pharmacies. The program will use existing institutional arrangements of the health insurance system to reimburse participating facilities. The medicard program will target the poor, to be identified through means testing. It is conceived as a temporary ... Read More

Country Mongolia
Project Number 43136-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Grant No. 9136
Approval Date 30 Jul 2009
Closing Date 30 Apr 2014
Geographical Location Component A (Medicard) will be implemented nationwide. Component B (Micronutrient) will cover 7 districts of Ulaanbaatar and eight aimags including Bulgan, Govisumber, Darhan-Uul, Dornogovi, Orhon, Ovorhangay, Hovsgol, and Hentiy.
Sector Not yet classified
Subsector For Classification
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Partnerships (PAR)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 1: Gender equity (GEN)
Safeguard Categories Environment: C
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C


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