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India, ADB sign $300 million loan pact to boost primary health care in country

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Asian Development Bank (ADB) have signed a $300 million loan pact to improve primary health care in urban areas. the project will benefit over 256 million across 13 states, including 51 million people from slum areas.

Rajat Kumar Mishra, Additional Secretary in Department of Economic Affairs, and Takeo Konishi, Country Director of ADB's India Resident Mission, signed the agreement for Strengthening Comprehensive Primary Health Care and pandemic preparedness in urban areas, Ministry of Finance said in a statement. “The programme supports the Government of India's key health initiatives - Ayushman Bharat Health and Wellness Centres (AB-HWC) and Pradhan Mantri Atmanirbhar Swasth Bharat Yojana (PM-ASBY) - which has been renamed as Pradhan

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