|Project Name||Piloting Public-Private Partnerships in the Social Sectors|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Technical Assistance
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
|Sector / Subsector||
Health - Health sector development and reform
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy|
|Impact||Increased private sector engagement in health sector investment and delivery of efficient and quality health services|
|Description of Outcome||Improved capacity of MOPH to identify, develop and implement PPP projects and to leverage private financing in the health sector|
|Progress Toward Outcome||Originally, the TA is planned to help MOPH to identify and develop a pipeline of bankable health sector PPP projects worth between B1-5 billion. Based on the request made by MOPH, the scope of TA will expend to help MOPH to explore the potential bankable PPP projects worth less than B1 billion.|
|Description of Project Outputs||
Enabling environment for PPPs in health strengthened
Capacity of MOPH to develop and implement PPP projects enhanced
Bankable PPP health projects identified and developed
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)||The TA was approved on 13 December 2013 and became effective on 4 February 2014. On 16 January, the TA was delegated from Human and Social Development Division (SEHS) to Thailand Resident Mission (TRM). For Output 1, the main legal and regulatory issues were identified and legal briefings were conducted with key conterparts. The report on legal and regulatory issues for exisitng pocurement framework and PPP procurement are under the preparation at this stage. For Output 2, additional capacity building workshops are planned to conduct for up to four region areas by Ocotber 2015. For Output 3, the consulting team is underway to develop high level business plan and procurement guide for a simulated PPP hospital project. Meanwhile, the Mid-term Report will be finalised by end of September 2015.|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design||Consultation meetings were arranged with all key stakeholders.|
|During Project Implementation||Various workshops and meetings were conducted with main stakeholders.|
|Consulting Services||The TA will be implemented over a period of 24 months from December 2013 to December 2015. ADB will recruit a team of international and national consultants to provide specialized services totaling 41 person-months (22 international and 19 national) in the areas of PPP; legal and regulatory; health economics; project finance; health technical advice; PPPs in education; and communications and knowledge management. Consultants will be recruited through a firm and will involve: (i) PPP specialist/team leader (international, 8 person-months); (ii) legal and regulatory specialist (international, 3 person-months; national, 3 person-months); (iii) health economist (international, 3 person-months); (iv) project finance specialist (international, 3 person-months); (v) health technical specialist (international, 3 person-months); (vi) education PPP specialist (international, 2 person-months; national, 2 person-months); (vii) health technical specialist/deputy team leader (national, 8 person-months); and (viii) communications and knowledge management specialist (national, 6 person-months). The outline terms of reference are in Appendix 3. ADB will engage the consultants in accordance with its Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2013, as amended from time to time), using quality- and cost-based selection (with a quality: cost ratio of 80:20). The education consultants will work closely with the various offices of the Ministry of Education (MOE) and the MOE will oversee this work. The TA will be managed by the consulting firm.|
|Procurement||Subject to more detailed planning during TA implementation, the TA is expected to procure a modest amount of equipment required for use in carrying out project activities. In all cases, ADB's Technical Assistance Disbursement Handbook (2010, as amended from time to time), Procurement Guidelines (2013, as amended from time to time), and other ADB guidelines will be applied.|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Jetwattana, Oranuch|
|Responsible ADB Department||Southeast Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Thailand Resident Mission|
Ministry of Public Health
|Concept Clearance||29 Oct 2013|
|Fact Finding||21 Oct 2013 to 23 Oct 2013|
|Approval||13 Dec 2013|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|Last PDS Update||24 Sep 2015|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|13 Dec 2013||04 Feb 2014||04 Feb 2014||31 Dec 2015||31 Mar 2016||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|1,000,000.00||0.00||430,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||1,430,000.00||13 Dec 2013||815,888.44|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Piloting Public-Private Partnerships in the Social Sectors: Technical Assistance Completion Report||TA Completion Reports||Jun 2016|
|TA 8575-THA Final Report: Piloting Public-Private Partnerships in Thailand's Social Sectors||Consultants' Reports||Dec 2015|
|Piloting Public-Private Partnerships in the Social Sectors||Technical Assistance Reports||Dec 2013|
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