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Titli Khan

Published:
2018-09-19 13:13:27 BdST

ADB will provide $ 11 billion in healthcare sector


The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide another $ 11 million (about 921 million) loan to increase the primary healthcare opportunities in the country's urban areas.

Meanwhile, the company's board of directors approved an additional loan for a project under public-private partnership (PPP), a press release said on Wednesday.

ADB's social sector expert Brian Chin said that, due to enhanced quality of quality health among the poor, especially in the poor houses, ADB has been providing fillip to the project called 'Urban Primary Healthcare Services Delivery', approved in 2012.

He also said that new funding will strengthen the service delivery system. At the same time, the project of 2012 and the remaining two projects will be strengthened further. Self-reliance will be provided in this arrangement by meeting inadequate requirements.

Acne approval in the second phase of the project, titled 'Urban Primary Health Care Services Delivery' 2012.

It will cost Tk 1,136 crore to implement it. Of this, Tk 240 crore will be spent from the government's own fund and Tk 896 crore from ADB's loan will be spent.

When the project is implemented, people of 11 civic corporations and 14 municipalities, especially the poor people, will get better health care through women and children priority.

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