World Bank Provides $178 Million to Nepal to Improve Health Services, HIV/AIDS Care and Food Security
August 18, 2010
The World Bank will provide $178 million to the government of Nepal for two projects that will address health delivery, system strengthening, and food security, NepalNews.com reports. "The main aim of [one] project is to increase access to primary health care for the poor and those living in rural areas," as well as to expand HIV/AIDS services and improve prenatal and child nutrition. The second project will "assist vulnerable and highly food insecure populations by improving their access to nutritious foods through" a variety of different initiatives, the news service reports (8/18).
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