India and World Bank
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In News: Government of India, the Government of Meghalaya and the World Bank signed a $40 million health project for the state of Meghalaya that will improve the quality of health services and strengthen the state’s capacity to handle future health emergencies, including the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Enhance the management and governance capabilities of the state and its health facilities
- Expand the design and coverage of the state’s health insurance program
- Improve the quality of health services through certification and better human resource systems
- Enable efficient access to medicines and diagnostics
All 11 districts of the state will benefit from the project-
- Benefit health sector staff at the primary and secondary levels by strengthening their planning and management capabilities and building their clinical skills
- Enable women to better utilize healthcare services at the community level.
News Source: PIB