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Bangladesh gets $150 million from World Bank for health

Bangladesh gets $150 million from World Bank for health

DHAKA: The World Bank said on Sunday it has affirmed $150 million in extra financing to enhance Bangladesh’s wellbeing frameworks and administrations, bringing its aggregate backing for wellbeing ventures in the nation to $508.9 million.

The backing will help the administration address wellbeing area challenges, including maintaining and enhancing vaccination scope, enhancing conveyances for pregnant ladies at general wellbeing offices and handling multi-drug safe tuberculosis, the World Bank said in an announcement.

Bangladesh has diminished under-five kid mortality by 29 percent somewhere around 2007 and 2014, and amid the same time frame, births went to by therapeutically prepared experts expanded from 21 percent to 42 percent.

The financing will likewise help Bangladesh enhance open money related administration to get more esteem from its open spending on wellbeing and bolster advancement of a wellbeing data framework, including an online grievance taking care of system.

The credit from the World Bank’s International Development Association has a 38-year term, including a six-year elegance period and an administration charge of 0.75 percent.