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China, People's Republic of: Hubei Yichang Comprehensive Elderly Care Demonstration Project

Sovereign (Public) Project | 49309-001 Status: Closed

The proposed technical assistance will support the project preparatory technical assistance for the Hubei Yichang Comprehensive Elderly Care Service Demonstration Project. This proposed public sector loan will develop the elderly care system and selected services including (i) community home care services and facilities; (ii) establishment of an ICT platform to integrate planning, monitoring and regulation across the sector; (iii) human resources training; (iv) institutional capacity building; and (v) development of a geriatric hospital to serve as a critical part of establishing a continuum of care for the elderly. The project preparatory technical assistance services will support the development of the project by working with Yichang Municipal Government and the Asian Development Bank team.

Project Details

Project Officer
Shiroishi, Hiroko Uchimura East Asia Department Request for information
Country
  • China, People's Republic of
Modality
  • Technical Assistance
Sector
  • Health
 
Project Name Hubei Yichang Comprehensive Elderly Care Demonstration Project
Project Number 49309-001
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 9237-PRC: Hubei Yichang Comprehensive Elderly Care Demonstration Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 500,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Partnerships
Sector / Subsector

Education / Education sector development - social protection initiatives

Health / Health sector development and reform - Health system development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description The proposed technical assistance will support the project preparatory technical assistance for the Hubei Yichang Comprehensive Elderly Care Service Demonstration Project. This proposed public sector loan will develop the elderly care system and selected services including (i) community home care services and facilities; (ii) establishment of an ICT platform to integrate planning, monitoring and regulation across the sector; (iii) human resources training; (iv) institutional capacity building; and (v) development of a geriatric hospital to serve as a critical part of establishing a continuum of care for the elderly. The project preparatory technical assistance services will support the development of the project by working with Yichang Municipal Government and the Asian Development Bank team.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy This project is in the 2018 pipeline. Development of elderly care systems and services is a priority for the government under the 13th Five-Year Plan. Yichang municipality has been chosen to be one of 42 demonstration pilot cities for elderly care by the Ministry of Civil Affairs. The project components are all included in the Yichang strategic plan for development of long-term care services (2016-2030) which was designed under TA 3111 (Technical Assistance to the People's Republic of China for Strategic Elderly Care Services Development in Yichang) and approved by Yichang Municipal Government in June 2016. This public sector loan will develop the necessary elderly care systems (institutional, ICT, standards, regulation etc.) and services (home, community and residential care), and it will be a complementary investment to the proposed Public-Private Partnerships Demonstration Program to Transform Local Government Delivery of Elderly Care Services. Together, the two loans will help create a sustainable elderly care system and services for Yichang that provide affordable and quality care and serve as a demonstration model for other cities and provinces in China and in the region.
Impact
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Nation-wide
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Main stakeholders are the elderly; elderly care service providers (government, private sector, and nongovernment organizations); health and social care providers; and local government officials (health, civil affairs, labor, social security, education, construction, finance bureau, etc.). Extensive consultation will be conducted with major stakeholders during project design to ensure that their perspectives are addressed in the project.
During Project Implementation The PPTA consultants will work closely with, and report to, designated focal points of the executing and implementing agencies, and the project leading group. The stakeholders in the elderly care sector will be consulted. Stakeholder workshops will be organized (i) at the beginning of PPTA implementation to gather initial inputs for the work to be carried out, and (ii) towards the midterm to report on work accomplished and agree on the project design and monitoring framework. Surveys or focal group interview will be organized as required.
Responsible ADB Officer Shiroishi, Hiroko Uchimura
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban and Social Sectors Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
Yichang Municipal Government
No. 102 Yanjiang Blvd.
Yichang City, Hubei PRC
Post Code : 443000
Timetable
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval 23 Nov 2016
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 26 Mar 2019

TA 9237-PRC

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
23 Nov 2016 20 Dec 2016 20 Dec 2016 30 Sep 2017 31 Dec 2018 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
500,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 500,000.00 23 Nov 2016 429,384.23

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