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Lebanon - Health Resilience Project (English)

The development objective of Health Resilience Project is to increase access to quality health care services to poor Lebanese and displaced Syrians in Lebanon. This project has three components. 1) The first component, Scaling up the scope and capacity of the Primary Health Care (PHC) Universal Health Coverage (UHC) program, aims to expand and strengthen the ongoing UHC program to reach a larger number of beneficiaries with a more comprehensive package of enrollment-based preventive health services to meet the growing needs of poor and vulnerable Lebanese. 2) The second component, Provision of health care services in public hospitals, aims to finance the following: (i) provision of special capitation payments to participating public hospitals for delivery of medical and paramedical services to uninsured Lebanese and delivery of emergency healthcare services to eligible beneficiaries, as elaborated in the respective Health Service Provider Agreements; and (ii) Strengthening of the technical and organizational capacities of participating public hospitals for provision of quality healthcare services, through: (a) provision of training to clinical and nonclinical staff; and (b) strengthening the health information management system targeting participating public hospitals, participating Primary Health Care Centers (PHCCs) and the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH). 3) The third component, Strengthening project management and monitoring, aims to finance: (i) Strengthening the capacities of the MoPH and Project Management Unit for implementation, coordination and management of activities under the project; (ii) Carrying out of a comprehensive assessment of hospitals; and (iii) Carrying out of an independent evaluation of project activities and results.

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Lebanon - Health Resilience Project (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.