Papua New Guinea: Strengthening Rural Primary Health Services Delivery

Sovereign Project | 41509-012 Status: Closed


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Project Name Strengthening Rural Primary Health Services Delivery
Project Number 41509-012
Country Papua New Guinea
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7400-PNG: Strengthening Rural Primary Health Services Delivery (2nd supplementary)
Japan Special Fund US$ 600,000.00
TA 7400-PNG: Strengthening Rural Primary Health Services Delivery (2nd supplementary)
International Fund for Agricultural Development US$ 90,000.00
TA 7400-PNG: Strengthening Rural Primary Health Services Delivery (2nd supplementary)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 75,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Health - Health sector development and reform

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Gender equity
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 Papua New Guinea

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design During the fact-finding mission, the PPTA concept was discussed and supported by the Government of Papua New Guinea (GoPNG) and donor partners including the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID), New Zealand Agency for International Developmemt (NZAID), World Health Organization (WHO), Japanese Government, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), and United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). The WHO expressed interest in providing advisory support for the PPTA and the resulting project. AusAID and NZAID also expressed their interest in providing financial support and further support for the resulting project.
During Project Implementation During the PPTA, co-financing opportunities and mechanisms with relevant donor partners and the Government will be explored.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services The TA will require 31.5 person-months of consulting services (17 international and 14.5 national) over a period of 9 months. (These will cover the areas of health systems, health economics, health financing, public-private partnerships, GIS, medical anthropology, social and poverty assessment, environmental assessment and social safeguard, and communication advocacy.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Sakiko Tanaka
Responsible ADB Department Pacific Department
Responsible ADB Division Pacific Operations Division
Executing Agencies
Department of Health
ADB Projects Office, P.O. Box 807,
Waigani, NCD,
Papua New Guinea


Concept Clearance 08 May 2009
Fact Finding 08 Mar 2009 to 10 Mar 2009
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 20 May 2009
Last PDS Update 24 Feb 2011

TA 7400-PNG

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
04 Dec 2009 26 Jan 2010 26 Jan 2010 30 Nov 2010 31 Mar 2012 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
675,000.00 90,000.00 150,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 915,000.00 04 Dec 2009 712,041.72
Title Document Type Document Date
Strengthening Rural Primary Health Services Delivery Initial Poverty and Social Analysis Nov 2009

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