Argentina: Essential Public Health Functions and Programs Project

November 21, 2006

IBRD LOAN: US$220 million
TERMS: Grace period = 5 years; Maturity = 15 years.
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The objective of this project is to support Argentina’s federal health plan and its objectives of reducing mortality and morbidity associated with communicable diseases. The project will do so by increasing the coverage of ten prioritized public health programs, reducing the population’s exposure to principal risk factors associated with collective illness, and improving the stewardship role and appropriate regulatory environment of Argentina’s public health system.

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