World Bank funds private hospital in India

BMJ 2001; 322 doi: (Published 03 February 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:257
  1. Gavin Yamey
  1. BMJ

    The World Bank, whose website ( declares “Our dream is a world free of poverty,” is backing the construction of a private hospital in Mumbai, India, a move which some health agencies fear sets a precedent for using development assistance for projects that will mainly benefit the rich.

    The bank has given the government of Maharashtra state an International Development Association loan of $134m (£89m), of which 5% will be used to build the private multispecialty hospital. …

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