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LOANS & CREDITS June 16, 2020

Egypt - Supporting Egypt’s Universal Health Insurance System Project

WASHINGTON, June 16, 2020 - The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved the following project:

Egypt - Supporting Egypt’s Universal Health Insurance System Project 

IBRD Loan: US$400 Million

Project ID: P172426

Loan maturity: 35 years – Grace period of 5 years

Project Description: The project aims to increase the coverage of Egypt’s Universal Health Insurance System (UHIS) in Phase I governorates, strengthen UHIS-related governance and institutions, and provide temporary financial protection against high out of pocket health expenditures for vulnerable populations outside Phase I governorates. 


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