27037-013: Women's Health

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Project aims to improve the health of rural women, girls, and infants. Its specific objectives are to (i) expand basic women's health interventions in underserved populations; (ii) develop woman-friendly district health systems providing quality women's health care from community to first referral level; and (iii) strengthen the capacity of institutional and human resources to improve women's health in the long term. Read More

Country Pakistan
Project Number 27037-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Loan No. 1671
Approval Date 16 Mar 1999
Closing Date 31 Oct 2007
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 47,000
Geographical Location Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT), and the provinces of Punjab, Sindh, NWFP, and Balochistan
Sector Health and social protection
Subsector Health Programs
Safeguard Categories Environment: C

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Vincent De Wit
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Responsible ADB Department
Central and West Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Regional Cooperation and Operations Coordination Div, CWRD

Executing Agencies
Department of Health Services at Hyderabad

Department of Health, Balochistan

Directorate of Health, Lahore

Department of Health, NWFP

Ministry of Health
* Ms. Shaheen Masud

PDS Creation Date
13 Feb 2007

Last PDS Update
19 Oct 2007