41186-012: Strengthening Evidence-Based Policy-Making in the Pacific: Support for Development of National Health Accounts

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The proposed regional TA is directly aligned with the focus of the refined Pacific Strategy (2005-2009) to promote Good Governance and improved policy formulation. Specifically, it will contribute to the key result areas under the Strategy for (i) "effective public, private, and development partner resource allocations for basic social services," and (ii) "improved availability and dissemination of quality data and information on development issues." Additionally, the TA is in line with ... Read More

Country Regional
Project Number 41186-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number TA No. 6495
Approval Date 23 Oct 2008
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 1,000
Geographical Location Pacific Regional (with Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji Islands, and Vanuatu as pilot countries)
Sector Public sector management
Subsector Economic and Public Affairs Management



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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Hayman K. Win
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Responsible ADB Department
Pacific Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Urban, Social Development & Public Management Division, PARD

Executing Agencies
WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific
Bayarsaikhan Dorjsuren

PDS Creation Date
16 Jun 2008

Last PDS Update
06 Sep 2011