World Bank provides loan to strengthen healthcare in Sri Lanka

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Under the primary health care system empowerment project, the World Bank has provided a loan of US$ 34 million to Sri Lanka to strengthen the primary health care system.

Its project director Dr. Jayasundara Bandara said the World Bank reached a decision to provide the loan, after verifying the project results.

The World Bank has provided nearly US$ 160 million for the primary healthcare system empowerment project since 2019.

Dr. Bandara said the project is due to receive another US$ 20 million of loan assistance.