The Woman and Child Health Project will focus its efforts on improving the equity in health status. Scope: The Project will strongly emphasize woman and child health policy strengthening and strategy development in order to meet the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The Project will highlight quality improvement in health services, and in building capacity for appropriately trained manpower to address especially the primary health concerns of the target population. In addition, the Project will reinforce rationalization of facilities, services, equipments, and manpower. Finally, the Project will focus on aspects of demand creation, behavioral changes, and effective decision-making.
|Project Name||Woman and Child Health Development|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Technical Assistance
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
|Sector / Subsector||
Health / Mother and child health care
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||Gender equity|
|Description||The Woman and Child Health Project will focus its efforts on improving the equity in health status. Scope: The Project will strongly emphasize woman and child health policy strengthening and strategy development in order to meet the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The Project will highlight quality improvement in health services, and in building capacity for appropriately trained manpower to address especially the primary health concerns of the target population. In addition, the Project will reinforce rationalization of facilities, services, equipments, and manpower. Finally, the Project will focus on aspects of demand creation, behavioral changes, and effective decision-making. The TA will broadly focus on these three components: (A) Situation Analyses, (B) Assessment of the current and medium term program objectives, strategies and interventions, and (C) based on the TA analysis, and in consultation with Government, a project feasibility report with costs, components, proposed management structures, monitoring systems and implementation arrangements to support specific interventions that will help meet the Government objectives and policies agreed upon for the sub-sector. The TA will more specifically focus on these eight sub-components: (a), assess health situation among women and children, the risks in behavior, and burden of disease; (b), review development of the MOH's policies, strategies, and resource allocations for the health of women and children; (c), evaluate the current interventions provided, including the new PHC model, and community-based models, to address some of the key health concerns of women and children; (d), review the effectiveness of the health service delivery network for women and children from primary to first level referral (Rayon level); (e), assess the standards, guidelines, and protocols to ensure delivery of quality health services; (f), assess the current health manpower capacity for women and children's health, and the need for further strengthening in continuing education for GP, and Nurses/Midwives; (g) assess the needs for strengthening Nursing/Midwifery Program, and rationalization of manpower; and (h), review the Health Management of Information System, including the health care finance management.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy|
|Description of Outcome|
|Progress Toward Outcome|
|Description of Project Outputs|
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design|
|During Project Implementation|
|Consulting Services||ADB will engage individual consultants, and a team of consultants through an international consulting firm following the quality-and-cost-based selection method with simplified proposal in accordance with ADB?s Guidelines on the Use of Consultants.|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Mamatkulov, Raushanbek|
|Responsible ADB Department||Central and West Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Urban Development and Water Division, CWRD|
Ministry of Health
Dr. Nazirov Feruz Gafurovich
12 Navoi Street Tashkent, Uzbekistan
|Concept Clearance||10 Mar 2002|
|Fact Finding||21 Nov 2002 to 03 Dec 2002|
|Approval||28 Apr 2003|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|Last PDS Update||08 Jan 2007|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|28 Apr 2003||03 Jun 2003||03 Jun 2003||31 Dec 2003||31 Dec 2004||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|500,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||500,000.00||28 Apr 2003||429,832.63|
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