43136-012: Protecting the Health Status of the Poor during the Financial Crisis

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

Ensuring the poor free access to essential health services is necessary to mitigate the impact of the financial crisis. The proposed medicard program will ensure free care for a range of services at FGPs, SHCs, and designated hospitals and pharmacies. The program will use existing institutional arrangements of the health insurance system to reimburse participating facilities. The medicard program will target the poor, to be identified through means testing. It is conceived as a temporary program... Read More

Country Mongolia
Project Number 43136-012
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Grant No. 9136
Approval Date 30 Jul 2009
Geographical Location Component A (Medicard) will be implemented nationwide. Component B (Micronutrient) will cover 7 districts of Ulaanbaatar and eight aimags including Bulgan, Govisumber, Darhan-Uul, Dornogovi, Orhon, Ovorhangay, Hovsgol, and Hentiy.
Sector / Subsector Classification Health and social protection
/ Health Programs
Thematic Classification Gender equity
Social development
Gender Mainstreaming Categories Gender equity as a theme
Safeguard Categories Environment: C
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C

Related Publications

 

 

Project Data Sheets (PDS) contain summary information on the project or program. Because the PDS is a work in progress, some information may not be included in its initial version but will be added as it becomes available. Information about proposed projects is tentative and indicative.

The Public Communications Policy (PCP) recognizes that transparency and accountability are essential to development effectiveness. It establishes the disclosure requirements for documents and information ADB produces or requires to be produced.

The Accountability Mechanism provides a forum where people adversely affected by ADB-assisted projects can voice and seek solutions to their problems and report alleged noncompliance of ADB's operational policies and procedures.

In preparing any country program or strategy, financing any project, or by making any designation of, or reference to, a particular territory or geographic area in this document, the Asian Development Bank does not intend to make any judgments as to the legal or other status of any territory or area.

Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Altantuya Jigjidsuren
Email contact

Responsible ADB Department
East Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Mongolia Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Health
Dr. J. Tsolmon

PDS Creation Date
16 Nov 2009

Last PDS Update
27 Mar 2014

SEARCH/BROWSE PROJECTS