World Bank Invests More in Laos’ Health Sector

The World Bank is freeing another $10 million for a project that seeks to strengthen the health sector in Laos.

The bank originally approved an International Development Association credit of $15 million to the Health Services Improvement Project in Laos.

Aside from helping improve the quality of and access to basic health care services in Laos’ remote and poor areas, the project aims to build the capacity of local health workers and enhance the efficiency and sustainability of these services.

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