Papua New Guinea: HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control in Rural Development Enclaves

Sovereign Project | 39033-012

Summary

The objective is to support GoPNG to take the fight against HIV/AIDS to the rural populations peripheral to development enclave sites. The TA outputs include a report containing (i) the HIV/AIDS situation in PNG, (ii) the current response to HIV/AIDS by Government and development partners, (iii) an assessment of private sector willingness to participate in a partnership arrangement with Government, (iv) an assessment of necessary inputs: medical staff, protocols, training and surveillance, (v) an agreed management process to implement partnership arrangements between private sector operators and government. An important output will be the relationship and consensus building that will emerge through the process of agreeing on the project design (draft RRP).

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Project Name HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control in Rural Development Enclaves
Project Number 39033-012
Country Papua New Guinea
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4583-PNG: HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control in Rural Development Enclaves
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 150,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector Health - Disease control of communicable disease
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The objective is to support GoPNG to take the fight against HIV/AIDS to the rural populations peripheral to development enclave sites. The TA outputs include a report containing (i) the HIV/AIDS situation in PNG, (ii) the current response to HIV/AIDS by Government and development partners, (iii) an assessment of private sector willingness to participate in a partnership arrangement with Government, (iv) an assessment of necessary inputs: medical staff, protocols, training and surveillance, (v) an agreed management process to implement partnership arrangements between private sector operators and government. An important output will be the relationship and consensus building that will emerge through the process of agreeing on the project design (draft RRP).
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

PNG's Medium Term Development Strategy (MTDS) 2003-2007, focuses on export-driven growth supported by good governance, rural development, poverty reduction and human resource development.

In the 2004-2006 Country Strategry Program Update, a main focus of ADB assistance was identified as helping to achieve the health-related MDGs (Goals 4-16: child and maternal mortality, HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases).

Impact
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Rural Enclaves of PNG
Safeguard Categories
Environment C
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples B
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 The TA will finance the services of about 4.5 person-months of international consultant input. The international consultants will include a public health project management specialist/economist (3 person-months) and a social development and HIV/AIDS expert (1.5 person-months).
Responsible ADB Officer John R. Izard
Responsible ADB Department Pacific Department
Responsible ADB Division Pacific Operations Division
Executing Agencies
Department of HealthDr. Clements MalauP.O. Box 3991 Boroko NCD Papua New Guinea
Timetable
Concept Clearance 10 Mar 2005
Fact Finding 17 Feb 2005 to 19 Feb 2005
MRM -
Approval 28 Apr 2005
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 20 Nov 2006
Last PDS Update 01 Dec 2006

TA 4583-PNG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
28 Apr 2005 - 28 Apr 2005 30 Nov 2005 31 Mar 2007 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
150,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 150,000.00 28 Apr 2005 112,531.56

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