Sri Lanka seeks US200mn from World Bank for health

Feb 14, 2013 (LBO) – Sri Lanka is seeking a 200 million US dollar credit from the World Bank to improve the health care system and reduce non-communicable diseases, minister Keheliya Rambukwelle said. The money will be used in programs to reduce malnutrition, prevent and control non-communicable diseases and improve maternal and child care.

The program is expected to run from 2013 to 2017.