39066-012: Support for Health Sector Reform

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Rationale. The primary challenge facing the health sector is identifying ways to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of health service delivery. The country is confronted with low public sector performance in the health sector, as it inadequately addresses (i) the health needs of the population at large, (ii) the financing or risk sharing mechanisms and burden of health care cost, and (iii) the inefficiencies, and the unnecessary cost burden of health care. Devolution had led to limited ... Read More

Country Philippines
Project Number 39066-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number TA No. 4647
Approval Date 15 Sep 2005
Geographical Location Philippines
Sector Health and social protection
Subsector Health Systems



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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Vincent P. de Wit
Request for information

Responsible ADB Department
Southeast Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Human and Social Development Division, SERD

Executing Agencies
Department of Health
Ms. Maylene Beltran

PDS Creation Date
10 Apr 2006

Last PDS Update
22 Apr 2009