March 22 (SeeNews) - The World Bank said on Wednesday its board has approved a loan of 92.3 million euro ($99.5 million) to Bosnia and Herzegovina aimed at improving the health care systems in the country.
The funding will support policy efforts by Bosnian authorities to improve the financial sustainability of the health care systems and quality of health services its citizens receive, the World Bank said in a press release.
The programme is also intended to back reforms to improve environmental management and strengthen tobacco control, the World Bank added.
The World Bank portfolio of active projects in Bosnia comprises 12 operations totaling around $720 million in the field of health care, road modernization, employment and social protection, energy efficiency, local infrastructure and environment.
($ = 0.927685 euro)