36628-012: Primary Health Care Partnership for the Poor (formerly Piloting Health Care Partnership)

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Project will explore potential partnership of MoPH, NGOs and communities to develop sustainable community-based primary health care in poor rural communities currently not having Government or NGO services, as a pilot for replication nationwide. The objective is to substantially reduce maternal and child mortality, prevalence of infectious diseases, malnutrition, and fertility (targets will be set later) in these targeted communities over a three-year period. The Project will improve ... Read More

Country Afghanistan
Project Number 36628-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Grant No. 9030
Approval Date 19 Dec 2002
Sector Health and social protection
Subsector Health Systems



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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Michiel Van der Auwera
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Responsible ADB Department
Central and West Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Public Management, Financial Sector and Trade Division, CWRD

Executing Agencies
Dr. Ferouzudeen Ferouz, Deputy Minister

Last PDS Update
21 Oct 2013