Project Name Woman and Child Health Development
Project Number 36509-013
Country Uzbekistan
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 2090-UZB: Woman and Child Health Development
Ordinary capital resources US$ 40.00 million
Loan: Woman and Child Health Development
World Bank (IBRD) US$ 20.00 million
Japan International Cooperation Agency US$ 6.00 million
International Development Association US$ 20.00 million
TA 4396-UZB: Capacity Building for Woman and Child Health Development
Japan Special Fund US$ 300,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Health - Health care finance - Health sector development and reform - Mother and child health care

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Gender equity
Description The Project has an overall goal to help the Government achieve the Millenium Development Goals by reducing maternal and child mortality, and morbidity, by focusing especially on the rural poor, and on the vulnerable population. In order to achieve this, the Project aims to have two broad objectives: (i) to improve the equity in access to quality and cost effective services for woman and child health, and (ii) improve the efficiency of health care delivery system. The Project comprised four components: (i) strengthening decentralized woman and child health services (ii) strengthening finance, information, and management (iii) building a blood safety program, and (iv) improving project management.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact Improved health status of women and children in Uzbekistan.

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome

(i) Support health sector reform initiatives;

(ii) Improve the efficiency of health care delivery system for Woman and Child Health (WCH).

Progress Toward Outcome The project has a visible impact on the delivery of services for mother and children and on their health. The achievements demonstrate that the project has achieved most of its targets and even surpassed some.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Strengthened WCH services

Strengthened finance, information and management

Improved efficiency of blood service delivery

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) The project had a good progress in achievement of all project's outputs.
Geographical Location

Safeguard Categories

Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects Project social and environmental monitoring is supervised by the Evaluation and Monitoring Specialist. Performance indicators were revised during the midterm review in 2007. Statistical data was collected and analyzed on quarterly basis. Social analyses were conducted by ExpertFikri Consulting Company at baseline, interim, and pre-final stages. The analyses also made use of the state statistics data, current data from MOH, and research data from other international organizations (UN, WHO, UNICEF, and WB).
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services MOH will recruit international and domestic consultants. Recruitment of consultants will follow ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants and other arrangements acceptable to ADB for domestic consultants. ADB's Quality and Cost Based Selection method will apply for consulting firms. 25 international consultants (138 person months) and 39 domestic consultants (921 person months) will be recruited and will provide services in (i) medical education, (ii) nursing and midwifery education, (iii) hospital management, (iv) health systems organizational restructuring, (v) medical equipment, (vi) laboratory, (vii) blood safety, (viii) health information system, (ix) finance, (x) project implementation, and (xi) other disciplines.
Procurement Goods and services will be procured in accordance with ADB's Guidelines for Procurement. Civil works will be contracted by local governments. Equipment and supplies will be procured on the basis of international competitive bidding, international shopping, local competitive bidding, or direct purchase.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Talipova, Nargiza Parkhatovna
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Uzbekistan Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Health
Dr. Jamshid Djabriyev
[email protected]
12 Navoi Street
Tashkent, Uzbekistan


Concept Clearance 08 Mar 2003
Fact Finding 12 Feb 2004 to 23 Feb 2004
MRM 01 Jun 2004
Approval 23 Sep 2004
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 06 Dec 2006
Last PDS Update 25 Jan 2012

Loan 2090-UZB

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
23 Sep 2004 02 Nov 2004 09 Mar 2005 30 Jun 2010 31 Dec 2011 08 May 2012
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 116.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 40.00 23 Sep 2004 36.13 0.00 95%
Counterpart 30.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 46.00 23 Sep 2004 38.10 0.00 100%
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating Satisfactory Satisfactory Satisfactory Satisfactory - Satisfactory

TA 4396-UZB

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
23 Sep 2004 27 Jan 2005 27 Jan 2005 31 Dec 2005 31 Dec 2007 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
300,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 300,000.00 23 Sep 2004 190,978.18
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating Satisfactory Satisfactory Satisfactory Satisfactory - Satisfactory

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