IDB Strengthens Family Health Services in Nicaragua

The Inter-American Development Bank is lending $20 million to expand the coverage and improve the quality of community and family health services in Nicaraguan communities with the highest maternal mortality rates.

The project targets 22 municipalities in the North Atlantic Autonomous Region, Jinotega and Matagalpa, which house 190,000 women of childbearing age and 260,000 children aged below 5.

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