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Inter-American Bank boosts Nicaragua health plan

Friday, October 12, 2012

The Inter-American Development Bank approved a $45 million loan to help fund Nicaragua's National Policy for Early Childhood.

The project started last year, and aims to make proper health services and social benefits more accessible to families in the the country's poorest regions.

The funds will go to projects focused on pregnant women and children of up to 6 years of age. The government expects to be able to help about 40 thousand families with the program.

Full story (in Spanish)