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.