Viet Nam: Strengthening of Preventive Health Services

Sovereign (Public) Project | 34348-012 Status: Archived

Project Details

Project Officer
Bhushan, Indu Southeast Asia Department Request for information
  • Viet Nam
  • Technical Assistance
  • Health
Project Name Strengthening of Preventive Health Services
Project Number 34348-012
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4102-: Strengthening of Preventive Health Services
Japan Special Fund US$ 500,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Health - Health sector development and reform

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Gender equity

The overall goal of the Project will be to assist the Government in maintaining the pace of health improvements in the future and to control the spread of emerging diseases including HIV/AIDS. The specific objectives of the Project are to assist the Government in:

(i) Halting by 2010 and beginning to reverse the spread of major communicable diseases including HIV/AIDS by 2015; and

(ii) Preparing the health system to effectively address the new and emerging challenges, including those related to food-safety, occupational and environmental health.

The TA will be implemented in four overlapping but distinct phases: (i) learning and analysis; (ii) preparing the first draft of the project proposal; (iii) developing a more detailed feasibility report; and (iv) preparing a project implementation plan.

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 tbd.
Safeguard Categories
Environment C
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
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 total of 42 person-months (pm) from a team of three international (16 pm) and seven domestic consultants ( 26 pm) will be required. International consultants will provide services in (i) public health (7 pm), (ii) laboratory sciences (6 pm), and (iii) health economics and health financing (3 pm). The domestic consultants will provide services in (i) epidemiology ( 12 pm), (ii) laboratory equipment (6 pm), (iii) social development (3 pm), (iv) human resource development and training (4 pm), and (v) medical waste management (1 pm). The consultants will be engaged through a firm using the simplified technical proposal procedure and the quality- and cost-based selection method.
Procurement TBD
Responsible ADB Officer Bhushan, Indu
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Human and Social Development Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Health
Dr. Nguyen Doan Tu, Director
138A Giang Vo Str. Hanoi, Viet Nam
Concept Clearance 09 Mar 2000
Fact Finding 08 Jan 2003 to 17 Jan 2003
Approval 02 May 2003
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 02 Oct 2007

TA 4102-

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
02 May 2003 29 Oct 2003 28 Oct 2003 31 Mar 2004 31 Jan 2005 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
500,000.00 0.00 125,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 625,000.00 02 May 2003 420,288.58

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Title Document Type Document Date
Preparing the Strengthening of Preventive Health Services Project Technical Assistance Reports May 2003

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