Myanmar, World Bank Sign Agreement To Improve Access To MNCH Care
World Bank: Helping Myanmar Advance towards Universal Health Coverage: Maternal and Child Healthcare to Expand with New World Bank Financing
“The Government of Myanmar today signed a new agreement with the World Bank to bring improved maternal, newborn, and child health care to millions of mothers and their young children. The Essential Health Services Access Project will provide US$100 million in funding for increased and improved coverage of critical health services across Myanmar’s 330 townships. The project — initially approved by the World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors in October 2014 — is expected to benefit more than four million pregnant women and young children…” (2/5).