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LOANS & CREDITS June 3, 2019

Paraguay: Public Health Sector Strengthening

WASHINGTON DC, May 28, 2019 - The World Bank approved today a US$115 million loan to expand the primary healthcare services in Paraguay strengthening Family Health Care Centers (Unidades de Salud de la Familia, FHCC) and micro healthcare networks.

IBRD Credit: U$ 115Million

Terms: Maturity=31.5-year

Project ID: P167996

Project Description: The project seeks to improve access to maternal and child care services as well as treatment of chronic diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, cervical and breast cancer, and communicable diseases such as HIV, sexually transmitted diseases, and tuberculosis.