Lao People's Democratic Republic: Primary Health Care Expansion

Sovereign Project | 31348-013 Status: Closed

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Project Name Primary Health Care Expansion
Project Number 31348-013
Country Lao People's Democratic Republic
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 1749-LAO: Primary Health Care Expansion
Asian Development Fund US$ 20.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Health - Health sector development and reform - Health system development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Gender equity
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Bokeo, Luang Namtha, Phongsaly, Houaphan, Luang Prabang, Xiengkhouang, Oudomxay and Xayaboury.
Safeguard Categories
Environment C
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Responsible ADB Officer Vincent De Wit
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Lao Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Health
Dr. Prasongsidh Boupha,
Ministry of Health, Lao PDR
Concept Clearance 13 Jun 1997
Fact Finding 19 Jan 2000 to 05 Feb 2000
MRM 10 Apr 2000
Approval 24 Aug 2000
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 30 Nov 2006
Last PDS Update 15 Jul 2010

Loan 1749-LAO

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
24 Aug 2000 09 Nov 2000 10 Jan 2001 30 Jun 2007 31 Dec 2008 16 Oct 2009
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 25.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 20.00 24 Aug 2000 20.99 0.00 97%
Counterpart 5.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 24 Aug 2000 21.74 0.00 100%
Title Document Type Document Date
Primary Health Care Expansion Project Reports and Recommendations of the President Jul 2000

Safeguard Documents

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Safeguard documents provided at the time of project/facility approval may also be found in the list of linked documents provided with the Report and Recommendation of the President.

Title Document Type Document Date
Primary Health Care Expansion: Social Analysis and Ethnic Minorities Strategy Indigenous Peoples Planning Frameworks/Indigenous Peoples Development Frameworks Oct 2004

Evaluation Documents

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