Health project targets women and children in IndonesiaBMJ 1999; 318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.318.7190.1030a (Published 17 April 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:1030
- Adam Easton
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $300m (£188m) loan to finance a health and nutrition project for pregnant women and children affected by the economic crisis in Indonesia.
Indonesia has been particularly affected by prolonged recession, which has caused high unemployment, inflation, food shortages, and rioting in urban areas. Bill Fraser, manager of the ADB's education, health, …