Mizoram Health Systems Strengthening Project

Central government, state government of Mizoram and the World Bank signed a loan agreement of worth $32 million.

Key points

  • Loan agreement was signed for Mizoram Health Systems Strengthening Project.
  • It will improve management capacity and quality of health services in Mizoram.

Mizoram Health Systems Strengthening Project

This project will strengthen governance and management structure of Department of Health & Family Welfare (DoHFW) and its subsidiaries. It will also improve quality & coverage of services delivered by state government health systems. Project would also invest in comprehensive Quality Assurance program, which would enable quality certification of health facilities.

Focus of the project

This project will be launched with the focus on

  1. Strengthening the effectiveness of state health insurance programme
  2. Building synergies with Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY); and
  3. Reducing financial barriers in accessing hospital services
  4. Preventing catastrophic out of pocket expenditure for health by poor families and
  5. Expanding coverage.

Who will benefit?

Mizoram Health Systems Strengthening Project will benefit people across eight districts of the state. It will also benefit health sector staff at secondary and primary level by strengthening their planning & management capacity and building their clinical skills & competencies.

Bio-medical waste management

Project will also invest in improving overall ecosystem for solid & liquid bio-medical waste management. It will include segregation, disinfection, and collection besides safeguarding environment. It will also improve quality of health service and patient safety.

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