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World Bank helps fund growth of health services in central Europe

BMJ 2001; 323 doi: (Published 01 December 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:1272
  1. Carl Kovac
  1. Budapest

    A healthcare provider based in Budapest, Euromedic International NV, will receive $13m (£9.2m) from the International Finance Corporation, the World Bank's private sector arm, to help fund a $33 million expansion programme in central and eastern Europe.

    The rest of the money will come from the company's own resources, medical equipment manufacturers, and banks.

    “This is the World Bank's first investment in health care in Hungary, and the largest in the region,” said Elena Bourganskaya, senior health …

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