$60 Million for Salvadoran Health Services

The funds will finance infrastructure and equipment to expand and improve the country's network of primary health care centers.

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a $60 million loan to fund a network of integrated public health services in El Salvador.

The money provided by the IDB will go towards the selection and training of personnel, patient management information systems and local social participation schemes as well as infrastructure and equipment.

The IDB will also support the strengthening of El Salvador's Ministry of Public Health and Social Wellbeing by developing a National Medical Emergency System and a Health Information System as well as the network of public health facilities.

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From a statement issued by the Inter-American Development Bank:

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