ADB is supporting Papua New Guinea in HIV/AIDS prevention in rural areas. The project will focus on communities that are centered on mines, plantations, and other private sector operations. It will help the government initiate partnerships with the private sector operators in these areas to improve health care services. It will also strengthen national HIV/AIDS monitoring and community outreach.
|Project Name||HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control in Rural Development Enclaves (ADF Grant)|
|Country||Papua New Guinea
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Grant
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
|Sector / Subsector||
Health / Disease control of communicable disease - Health sector development and reform - Health system development
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||Some gender elements|
The main objective is to assist GoPNG in their fight against HIV/AIDS. Specifically, to support the government to take the fight agains HIV/AIDS to the rural populations peripheral to development enclave sites. Enclave-based health services will be extended to surrounding populations. Sustainable behavior change programs will be developed and implemented. A national surveillance system will be implemented as well.
The Project proposes to help strengthen government leadership and the implementation of strategies to contain the spread of HIV among rural populations. The Project has four basic components.
Component 1 entails support for a government leadership role to establish public-private partnerships with rural development enclaves focused on improving and extending health services to the surrounding communities. Health services will include voluntary counseling and testing (VCT), treatment and care (for sexually transmitted infections and HIV/AIDS) as well as the full range of primary health care services. Component 1 will also support the rehabilitation of rural health infrastructure, medical staff training, and leadership development for HIV/AIDS advocacy.
Component 2 will develop local civil society organizations' competency to work with affected communities to address issues related to the epidemic, leading to sustainable behavior change programs. The Project will also support nationwide social marketing of condoms, which will be specifically structured to the characteristics of each region.
Component 3 involves strengthening and expanding the sentinel surveillance system covering high- and low-risk populations and settings. The surveillance system will produce regular updates and ensure broad dissemination of information. In addition to the sero-surveillance, the system will also include behavioral change surveillance.
Component 4 entails project management, including project planning, coordination with partners, monitoring, and evaluation.
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||The Project is consistent with the Government's Medium-Term Development Strategy 2005-2010 (MTDS) and the National Strategic Plan for HIV/AIDS 2004-2008, and is informed by the Government's ongoing work on the Human Development Strategy. It is also supported by ADB's Papua New Guinea (PNG) country strategy program and update and ADB's commitment to poverty reduction and achieving the millennium development goals, Asian Development Fund (ADF) grant financing is necessary to facilitate the Project's focus on developing public-private partnerships and on strengthening government leadership in the fight against HIV/AIDS at all levels and within all agencies.|
|Impact||To contribute to the control of the spred of HIV infection by 2015 stabilize by 2020|
|Description of Outcome||(1) Strengthened government of PNG in responding to the HIV epidemic and (2) Community behavior change away from high numbers of concurrent partners and toward increased use of condoms|
|Progress Toward Outcome||--|
|Description of Project Outputs||
Functioning public-private sector partnerships in rural development enclaves improving and extending health services
National social marketing of condoms or promoting health sexual behavior and behavior change programs established in partnership enclaves.
Strengthened and expanded national sentinel surveillance system for HIV.
Project management established within NDOH.
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)||All project outputs are completed and delivered on time.|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design||Consultations with various stakeholders undertaken, i.e. WHO, UNAIDS, National Department of Health (NDOH), National Aids Council, AusAID, NZAID, National Research Institute, and Department of Planning and Monitoring.|
|During Project Implementation||Consultations with various stakeholders continued with WHO, UNAIDS, National Department of Health (NDOH), National Aids Council, AusAID, NZAID, National Research Institute, and Department of Planning and Monitoring.|
|Consulting Services||All consultants recruited.|
|Procurement||All procurement completed.|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Mikkelsen-Lopez, Inez|
|Responsible ADB Department||Pacific Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Urban, Social Development & Public Management Division, PARD|
Department of Health
Ruta Place Gordons PO Box 353-Gordons, NCD
|Concept Clearance||15 Mar 2005|
|Fact Finding||28 Aug 2005 to 07 Sep 2005|
|MRM||28 Sep 2005|
|Approval||25 Apr 2006|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|PDS Creation Date||16 Mar 2006|
|Last PDS Update||25 Feb 2015|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|25 Apr 2006||05 Jun 2006||31 Aug 2006||31 Jul 2010||31 Dec 2015||17 Feb 2016|
|Financing Plan||Grant Utilization|
|Total (Amount in US$ million)||Date||ADB||Others||Net Percentage|
|Project Cost||66.00||Cumulative Contract Awards|
|ADB||52.00||25 Apr 2006||14.08||0.00||94%|
|Cofinancing||14.00||25 Apr 2006||14.08||0.00||94%|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control in Rural Development Enclaves: Project Completion Report||Project/Program Completion Reports||Apr 2017|
|Grant Agreement for HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control in Rural Development Enclaves Project between the Independent State of Papua New Guinea and ADB dated 05 June 2006||Grant Agreement||Dec 2006|
|HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control in Rural Development Enclaves Project||Project/Program Administration Manual||Jun 2006|
|Proposed Asian Development Fund Grant in Papua New Guinea: HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control in Rural Development Enclaves Project||Reports and Recommendations of the President||Mar 2006|
|HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control in Rural Development Enclaves||Design and Monitoring Frameworks||Oct 2005|
|HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control in Rural Development Enclaves||Initial Poverty and Social Analysis||Oct 2005|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Involving the Private Sector in Rural Health Service Delivery in PNG||Brochures and Flyers||Dec 2014|
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Participating in HIV and AIDS PreventionInnovative partnerships to combat the spread of HIV infection in Papua New Guinea are tackling a lack of provincial capacity as well as risky behaviors and gender inequality. Western Highlands, Papua New Guinea - Missionary nun Rose Bernard runs the Shalom Center, an HIV testing and counseling center in Banz, a market town in the Western Highlands of Papua New Guinea (PNG).
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