China, People's Republic of: Rural Health Service System

Sovereign Project | 40646-012 Status: Closed


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Project Name Rural Health Service System
Project Number 40646-012
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4931-PRC: Rural Health Service System
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 400,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Health - Health sector development and reform

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
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 National level.

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

A team of national (20 person-months) consultants and an international advisor (1.5 person-months) will be engaged in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants.

The national consultants will include specialists with expertise in (i) policy and evaluation, (ii) public health management, health service delivery, and human resource development, (iii) health economics and financing, and (iv) health infrastructure and equipment. The international consultant will serve as advisor to the IA and the national consultants.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Claude Bodart
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban and Social Sectors Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
National Development and Reform Commission
No. 8 South Yuetan St.
Beijing 100824


Concept Clearance 22 Mar 2007
Fact Finding 05 Feb 2007 to 14 Feb 2007
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 19 Feb 2007
Last PDS Update 26 Oct 2009

TA 4931-PRC

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
11 May 2007 01 Jun 2007 01 Jun 2007 30 Sep 2008 31 Mar 2010 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
400,000.00 0.00 100,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 500,000.00 11 May 2007 378,215.26
Title Document Type Document Date
Assessment of the Rural Health Services System TA Completion Reports Jun 2010
Assessment of the Rural Health Services System Technical Assistance Reports May 2007
Assessment of the Rural Health Services System Consultants' Reports May 2007

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