36400-012: Health Care Financing for the Poor

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The Project establishes an equity fund to provide financial support for the catastrophic health expenses of the poor and vulnerable populations. This is aimed to improve the access of the poor and vulnerable population to the health system through the provision of targeted, demand-side subsidies. This is also expected to create significant impact on reducing poverty, as catastrophic health events are a leading cause of impoverishment in Cambodia. The Project works with NGOs to identify the poor ... Read More

Country Cambodia
Project Number 36400-012
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Grant No. 9057
Approval Date 15 Nov 2004
Geographical Location Operational districts in the provinces of Prey Veng (Pearaing and Preah Sdach), Kampong Cham (Memut and Ponhea Krek), Koh Kong, Takeo (Ang Rokar and Kirivong), Mondulkiri, and Rattanakiri.
Sector / Subsector Classification Health and social protection
/ Health Finance
Safeguard Categories Environment: C

 

 

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Anupma Jain
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Responsible ADB Department
Southeast Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Human and Social Development Division, SERD

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Health
Dr. Char Meng Chuor, Project Coordinator

PDS Creation Date
01 Dec 2006

Last PDS Update
06 Sep 2011

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