Uzbekistan: Woman and Child Health Development

Sovereign Project | 36509-012

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Project Name Woman and Child Health Development
Project Number 36509-012
Country Uzbekistan
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4101-UZB: Woman and Child Health Development
Japan Special Fund US$ 500,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Health - Mother and child health care

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The Woman and Child Health Project will focus its efforts on improving the equity in health status. Scope: The Project will strongly emphasize woman and child health policy strengthening and strategy development in order to meet the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The Project will highlight quality improvement in health services, and in building capacity for appropriately trained manpower to address especially the primary health concerns of the target population. In addition, the Project will reinforce rationalization of facilities, services, equipments, and manpower. Finally, the Project will focus on aspects of demand creation, behavioral changes, and effective decision-making. The TA will broadly focus on these three components: (A) Situation Analyses, (B) Assessment of the current and medium term program objectives, strategies and interventions, and (C) based on the TA analysis, and in consultation with Government, a project feasibility report with costs, components, proposed management structures, monitoring systems and implementation arrangements to support specific interventions that will help meet the Government objectives and policies agreed upon for the sub-sector. The TA will more specifically focus on these eight sub-components: (a), assess health situation among women and children, the risks in behavior, and burden of disease; (b), review development of the MOH's policies, strategies, and resource allocations for the health of women and children; (c), evaluate the current interventions provided, including the new PHC model, and community-based models, to address some of the key health concerns of women and children; (d), review the effectiveness of the health service delivery network for women and children from primary to first level referral (Rayon level); (e), assess the standards, guidelines, and protocols to ensure delivery of quality health services; (f), assess the current health manpower capacity for women and children's health, and the need for further strengthening in continuing education for GP, and Nurses/Midwives; (g) assess the needs for strengthening Nursing/Midwifery Program, and rationalization of manpower; and (h), review the Health Management of Information System, including the health care finance management.
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
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
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
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services ADB will engage individual consultants, and a team of consultants through an international consulting firm following the quality-and-cost-based selection method with simplified proposal in accordance with ADB?s Guidelines on the Use of Consultants.
Responsible ADB Officer Raushanbek Mamatkulov
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban Development and Water Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Health
Dr. Nazirov Feruz Gafurovich
12 Navoi Street Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Concept Clearance 10 Mar 2002
Fact Finding 21 Nov 2002 to 03 Dec 2002
Approval 28 Apr 2003
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 08 Jan 2007

TA 4101-UZB

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
28 Apr 2003 03 Jun 2003 03 Jun 2003 31 Dec 2003 31 Dec 2004 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
500,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 500,000.00 28 Apr 2003 429,832.63
Title Document Type Document Date
Preparing the Woman and Child Development Project Technical Assistance Reports Apr 2003

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