Tamil Nadu Gets $287 million World Bank Loan For Healthcare Reform

The Centre, the Tamil Nadu Government and the World Bank have signed a $287-million loan agreement for the Tamil Nadu Health System Reform Programme (TNHSRP).

TNHSRP aims to improve the quality of healthcare, reduce the burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), and fill equity gaps in reproductive and child health services in the State, according to an official statement. Tamil Nadu is also dealing with a growing burden of NCDs as they account for nearly 69% of deaths in the State. 

Source- The Hindu Business Line

Static/Current Takeaways Important For LIC AAO Mains 2019:

  • Tamil Nadu CM: Edappadi K. Palaniswami, Governor: Banwarilal Purohit.

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