Papua New Guinea: Health Services Sector Development Program, Subprogram 1

Sovereign Project | 51035-001

The Health Services Sector Development Program (HSSDP) will help Papua New Guinea (PNG) strengthen health services through policy reforms and direct investments in health systems. A diagnostic assessment of the coverage, financing, and quality of health services is required to ensure that the interventions are designed for maximum impact.

Project Name Health Services Sector Development Program, Subprogram 1
Project Number 51035-001
Country Papua New Guinea
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Grant
Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 3664-PNG: Health Services Sector Development Program
Ordinary capital resources US$ 100.00 million
Loan 3665-PNG: Health Services Sector Development Program
Ordinary capital resources US$ 45.10 million
Loan 3666-PNG: Health Services Sector Development Program
Concessional ordinary capital resources lending US$ 49.90 million
Grant 0648-PNG: Health Services Sector Development Program, Subprogram 1 (Additional Financing)
Government of Australia US$ 38.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Partnerships
Sector / Subsector

Health / Health sector development and reform

Public sector management / Public expenditure and fiscal management

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description The Health Services Sector Development Program (HSSDP) will help Papua New Guinea (PNG) strengthen health services through policy reforms and direct investments in health systems. A diagnostic assessment of the coverage, financing, and quality of health services is required to ensure that the interventions are designed for maximum impact.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The HSSDP will contribute to the achievement of the National Health Plan (NHP) (2011 to 2020) and the Development Strategic Plan (2010 to 2030). In particular, the HSSDP aims to improve national public expenditure management and strengthen health systems. The HSSDP builds upon ADB's long-term in-country engagement in both the health sector and public finance management (PFM).
Impact Affordable, accessible, equitable, and high-quality health services for all citizens developed (National Health Plan 2011 to 2020).
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome A more sustainable and efficient healthcare system achieved
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

National frameworks and PFM enhanced

Subnational health system management strengthened

Health service delivery components strengthened

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Nation-wide
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples C
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects

An environmental assessment and review framework for the sector

Project will be developed and at least one environmental assessment of a subproject identified during preparation. The framework will comply with the Safeguard Policy Statement (SPS) 2009, as well as national laws and requirements relating to environmental assessment, to facilitate compliance with environmental requirements during project implementation.

Involuntary Resettlement The project will have minimal or no adverse social impacts.
Indigenous Peoples The project will have minimal or no adverse social impacts.
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design

Stakeholder and beneficiary consultations will be initiated during TRTA, which will lead to stakeholder engagement

and participation plan(s).

During Project Implementation A program and reform steering committee will bring together key stakeholders from government institutions and development partners. Project component designs and individual policy reforms are based on or will incorporate feedback from consultations with identified stakeholder groups, led by the responsible implementing agencies. Participatory capacity, human resource development, and training needs assessments will be conducted at the institutional level.
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services All consultants will be recruited according to ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants.
Procurement Any procurement of equipment or consulting services will conform with ADB's Procurement Guidelines.
Responsible ADB Officer Mikkelsen-Lopez, Inez
Responsible ADB Department Pacific Department
Responsible ADB Division PASP
Executing Agencies
Department of Treasury
6/F The Treasury Building, Lamana Road
P.O Box 542, Waigani Drive, NCD
Papua New Guinea
Timetable
Concept Clearance 31 May 2017
Fact Finding 05 Dec 2017 to 13 Dec 2017
MRM 02 Mar 2018
Approval 31 May 2018
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 28 Sep 2018

Grant 0648-PNG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
14 Jun 2019 21 Jun 2019 12 Aug 2019 30 Sep 2025 - -
Financing Plan Grant Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 38.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 0.00 18 Nov 2021 0.00 12.40 33%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 38.00 18 Nov 2021 0.00 3.07 8%
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating - Satisfactory Satisfactory Satisfactory - Satisfactory

Loan 3664-PNG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
31 May 2018 13 Jun 2018 18 Jul 2018 30 Oct 2018 - 03 Apr 2019
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 100.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 100.00 18 Nov 2021 100.00 0.00 100%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 18 Nov 2021 100.00 0.00 100%
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating - Satisfactory Satisfactory Satisfactory - Satisfactory

Loan 3665-PNG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
31 May 2018 13 Jun 2018 18 Jul 2018 30 Nov 2025 - -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 54.60 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 45.10 18 Nov 2021 17.74 0.00 39%
Counterpart 9.50 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 18 Nov 2021 9.58 0.00 21%
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating - Satisfactory Satisfactory Satisfactory - Satisfactory

Loan 3666-PNG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
31 May 2018 13 Jun 2018 18 Jul 2018 30 Nov 2025 - -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 49.90 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 49.90 18 Nov 2021 12.75 0.00 26%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 18 Nov 2021 7.39 0.00 15%
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating - Satisfactory Satisfactory Satisfactory - Satisfactory

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Title Document Type Document Date
Health Services Sector Development Program, Subprogram 1: Audited Project Financial Statements (January-December 2020) Audited Project Financial Statements Jul 2021
Health Services Sector Development Program: Procurement Plan Procurement Plans May 2021
Health Services Sector Development Program, Subprogram 1: Audited Project Financial Statements (18 July 2018-31 December 2019) Audited Project Financial Statements Dec 2020
Helt Sevis sekta Divelopmen Program, Sab program 1 : Projek Rekot Pepa Translated PDS Jun 2018
Loan Agreement (Ordinary Operations) for Loan 3664-PNG: Health Services Sector Development Program, Subprogram 1 Loan Agreement (Ordinary Resources) Jun 2018
Loan Agreement (Ordinary Operations) for Loan 3665-PNG: Health Services Sector Development Program Loan Agreement (Ordinary Resources) Jun 2018
Loan Agreement (Ordinary Operations [Concessional]) for Loan 3666-PNG: Health Services Sector Development Program Loan Agreement (Ordinary Resources) Jun 2018
Health Services Sector Development Program, Subprogram 1: Gender Action Plan Gender Action Plans Apr 2018
Health Services Sector Development Program, Subprogram 1: Report and Recommendation of the President Reports and Recommendations of the President Apr 2018
Health Services Sector Development Program: Project Administration Manual Project/Program Administration Manual Mar 2018
Health Services Development Program: Initial Poverty and Social Analysis Initial Poverty and Social Analysis Jan 2018
Health Services Sector Development Program, Subprogram 1: Technical Assistance Report Technical Assistance Reports May 2017

Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards
Safeguard documents provided at the time of project/facility approval may also be found in the list of linked documents provided with the Report and Recommendation of the President.

Title Document Type Document Date
Health Services Sector Development Program, Subprogram 1: Environmental and Social Monitoring Report (July-December 2020) Environmental and Social Monitoring Reports Dec 2020
Health Services Sector Development Program: Bitokara Community Health Post Subproject Social Safeguards Due Diligence Report Safeguards Due Diligence Reports Jul 2020
Health Services Sector Development Program: Gloucester Health Centre Subproject Social Safeguards Due Diligence Report Safeguards Due Diligence Reports Jul 2020
Health Services Sector Development Program: Bogia District Hospital Subproject Social Safeguards Due Diligence Report Safeguards Due Diligence Reports Jul 2020
Health Services Sector Development Program, Subprogram 1: Environmental and Social Monitoring Report (January-June 2020) Environmental and Social Monitoring Reports Jun 2020
Health Services Sector Development Program: Social Monitoring Report (January-December 2019) Social Monitoring Reports Dec 2019
Health Services Sector Development Program: Bialla District Hospital Subproject Draft Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Jan 2018
Health Services Sector Development Program: Indigenous Peoples Planning Framework Indigenous Peoples Planning Frameworks/Indigenous Peoples Development Frameworks Jan 2018
Health Services Sector Development Program: Land Acquisition and Resettlement Framework Resettlement Frameworks Jan 2018
Health Services Sector Development Program: Environmental Assessment and Review Framework Environmental Assessment and Review Framework Jan 2018

Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

None currently available.


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Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
Deputy Project Manager - Health System Strengthening Individual - Consulting Closed 09 Nov 2020 22 Nov 2020
Public Finance Management Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 07 Oct 2019 20 Oct 2019
Clinical and Public Health Service Planning Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 15 Aug 2019 28 Aug 2019
Implementation of PHASE 2 of the PNG electronic National Health Information System Firm - Consulting Closed 01 Jul 2019 30 Jul 2019
Public Finance Management Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 30 Jun 2019 13 Jul 2019
HEALTH SYSTEMS INFORMATION SPECIALIST Individual - Consulting Closed 03 Jun 2019 16 Jun 2019
Performance Monitoring and Evaluation Firm - Consulting Closed 13 May 2019 11 Jun 2019
Strengthening Medical Supplies Procurement and Supply Chain Management Firm - Consulting Closed 20 Mar 2019 11 Apr 2019
Health Economist Individual - Consulting Closed 13 Mar 2019 26 Mar 2019
Medical Supplies Procurement & Supply Chain Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 05 Mar 2019 18 Mar 2019
Environment Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 05 Mar 2019 18 Mar 2019
CLINICAL GOVERNANCE AND STANDARDS SPECIALIST Individual - Consulting Closed 19 Oct 2018 01 Nov 2018
Service Planning & Partnership Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 19 Oct 2018 01 Nov 2018
Social Safeguards, Health Promotion & Gender Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 19 Oct 2018 01 Nov 2018
Architect Individual - Consulting Closed 19 Oct 2018 01 Nov 2018

Contracts Awarded

Contract Title Approval Number Contract Date Contractor | Address Executing Agency Total Contract Amount (US$) Contract Amount Financed by ADB (US$)
Construction and Completion of Pomio District Hospital-Stage V at Palmalmal in Pomio District Loan 3666 18 Aug 2021 Pacific Development Contractors, Ltd | 20 Hoskins Highway, Kimbe P.O. Box 435, Kimbe, West New Britain Department of Health 1,254,112.62 1,254,112.62
Supply and Delivery of Medical Equipment for Kopia Health Centre in Lake Kopiago-Koroba District of Hela Province Grant 0648 09 Aug 2021 Premier Biomedical Engineering Ltd | 1 Kalang Lane Yowie Bay NSW 228 Department of Treasury 1,292,242.75
Construction and Completion of Community Health Post at Gaulim in Gazelle District of East New Britain Province Grant 0648 02 Aug 2021 Haom Builders Ltd | P O Box 797 Lae Morobe Province Department of Treasury 1,290,291.12
SUPPLY AND DELIVERY OF MEDICAL EQUIPMENT FOR AMBUNTI HEALTH CENTRE IN AMBUNTI-DREKIKIER DISTRICT OF EAST SEPIK PROVINCE Loan 3665 08 Jun 2021 PREMIER BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING LTD | 1 KALANG LANE, YOWIE BAY NSW 228 AUSTRALIA Department of Treasury 1,312,068.47 1,284,483.76
CONSTRUCTION AND COMPLETION OF 9 STAFF HOUSES FOR AMBUNTI HEALTH CENTRE - STAGE IV IN AMBUNTI- DREKIKIER DISTRICT OF EAST SEPIK PROVINCE Loan 3666 10 May 2021 PACIFIC DEVELOPMENT CONTRACTORS, LTD. | 20 HOSKINS HIGHWAY, KIMBE P.O. BOX 435, KIMBE, WEST NEW BRITAIN PAPUA NEW GUINEA Department of Treasury 1,179,378.03 1,149,551.73
CONSTRUCTION AND COMPLETION OF BITOKARA COMMUNITY HEALTH POST AT BITOKARA IN TALASEA DISTRICT Grant 0648 22 Apr 2021 PACIFIC DEVELOPMENT CONTRACTORS LTD. | 20 HOSKINS HIGHWAY KIMBE PO BOX 435 KIMBE WEST NEW BRITAIN PAPUA NEW GUINEA Department of Treasury 1,308,464.14
CONSTRUCTION OF UMBA COMMUNITY HEALTH POST IN MENYAMYA DISTRICT MOROBE Grant 0648 28 Oct 2020 PNG FOREST PRODUCTS LTD | PO BOX 1357 BOROKO PAPUA NEW GUINEA Department of Treasury 1,395,369.18
CONSTRUCTION AND COMPLETION OF STAFF HOUSES FOR PO MIO DISTRICT HOSPITAL - STAGE II AT PALMALMAL IN P OMIO DISTRICT OF EAST NEW BRITAIN PROVINCE Loan 3666 02 Oct 2020 PACIFIC DEVELOPMENT CONTRACTORS, LTD | 20 HOSKINS HIGHWAY, KIMBE, PO BOX 435 KIMBE, WEST NEW BRITAIN, PNG PAPUA NEW GUINEA Department of Treasury 1,236,459.55 1,236,459.55
CONSTRUCTION AND COMPLETION OF STAFF HOUSES FOR PO MIO DISTRICT HOSPITAL - STAGE III AT PALMALMAL IN POMIO DISTRICT OF EAST NEW BRITAIN PROVINCE Loan 3666 02 Oct 2020 PACIFIC DEVELOPMENT CONTRACTORS LTD. | 20 HOSKINS HIGHWAY, KIMBE, PO BOX 435 KIMBE, WEST NEW BRITAIN PAPUA NEW GUINEA Department of Treasury 1,244,459.71 1,244,459.71
CONSTRUCTION AND COMPLETION OF STAFF HOUSES FOR P OMIO DISTRICT HOSPITAL - STAGE IV AT PALMALMAL IN POMIO DISTRICT OF EAST NEW BRITAIN PROVINCE Loan 3666 02 Oct 2020 PACIFIC DEVELOPMENT CONTRACTORS LTD. | 20 HOSKINS HIGHWAY, KIMBE, PO BOX 435 KIMBE, WEST NEW BRITAIN, PNG PAPUA NEW GUINEA Department of Treasury 1,247,211.16 1,247,211.16
CSF-01 PERFORMANCE MONITORING AND EVALUATION Loan 3665 21 May 2020 CARDNO EMERGING MARKETS (AUSTRALIA) PTY LTD | LEVEL 4, 501 SWANSTON ST MELBOURNE, VICTORIA, 3000 AUSTRALIA Department of Treasury 1,200,000.00 1,200,000.00
IMPLEMENTATION OF PHASE 2 OF THE PNG ELEC TRONIC NATIONAL HEALTH INFORMATION SYSTEM Loan 3665 25 Mar 2020 PNG REMOTE SENSING CENTER LTD. | PORT MPORESBY PAPUA NEW GUINEA Department of Treasury 4,848,097.10 4,848,097.10
CONSTRUCTION AND COMPLETION OF HEALTH CETRE - STAGE IV AT KOPIAGO IN LAKE KOPIAGO-KOROBA Grant 0648 21 Jan 2020 LAPWING CONSTRUCTIONS LTD. | SECT 453 LOT 36 HOHOLA PO BOX 8864 BOROKO NCD PAPUA NEW GUINEA Department of Treasury 1,314,142.47
CONSTRUCTION AND COMPLETION OF HEALTH CENTER - STAGE II - KOPIAGO IN LAKE KOPIAGO-KOROBA DISTRICT Grant 0648 21 Jan 2020 LAPWING CONSTRUCTIONS LTD. | SECT 453 LOT 36 HOHOLA PO BOX 8864 BOROKO NCD PAPUA NEW GUINEA Department of Treasury 1,421,443.07
CONSTRUCTIONOF KOPIAGO HEALTH CETRE -STAGE III IN LAKE KOPIAGO-KOROBA DISTRICT Grant 0648 21 Jan 2020 LAPWING CONSTRUCTIONS LTD. | SECT 453 LOT 36 HOHOLA PO BOX 8864 BOROKO NCD PAPUA NEW GUINEA Department of Treasury 1,437,199.05
PRANITA SHARMA - PUBLIC FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT Grant 0648 13 Dec 2019 PRANITA SHARMA | 77 HASELMERE CIRCUS ROCKINGHAM PERTH WESTERN AUSTRALIA 6168 AUSTRALIA Department of Treasury 615,214.50
STRENGTHENING MEDICAL SUPPLIES PROCUREMENT AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT Loan 3665 14 Nov 2019 AGILITY LTD., PAPUA NEW GUINEA | PORTION 2508C OF GRANVILLE, NAPA NAPA RD PORT MORESBY NCD 121 PAPUA NEW GUINEA Department of Treasury 1,866,877.10 1,866,877.10
PEMRAJ GONSALKORALE, MEDICAL SUPPLIES PROCUREMENT AND SUPPLY CHAIN SPECIALIST Loan 3665 02 Sep 2019 PEMRAJ GONSALKORALE | 3304/1 ALEXANDRA DRIVE CAMPERDOWN, NSW 2050 AUSTRALIA Department of Treasury 153,242.99 153,242.99
MR. KENNEDY KALMET - ARCHITECTURE DRAFTING Loan 3665 02 Sep 2019 KENNEDY KALMET | FIG ST. HOHOLA STAGE 2 PORT MORESBY NORTH-WEST NCD PAPUA NEW GUINEA Department of Treasury 146,941.18 146,941.18
MISPAH MURO - CONSTRUCTION SUPERVISOR (NATIONAL) Loan 3665 16 Aug 2019 MISPAH MURO | PORT MORESBY, NCD PAPUA NEW GUINEA Department of Treasury 147,058.56 146,808.88
MARC LEWARCA CONSTRUCTION SUPERVISOR (NATIONAL) Loan 3665 16 Aug 2019 MARC LEWARAKA | PORT MORESBY, NCD PAPUA NEW GUINEA Department of Treasury 147,058.56 146,808.88
RONALD EDWARD HICKEY, HEALTH SYSTEMS INFORMATION SPECIALIST Loan 3665 15 Aug 2019 RONALD EDWARD HICKEY | 39 PROMENADE AVENUE ROBINA GOLD COAST, QUEENSLAND AUSTRALIA Department of Treasury 393,476.00 393,268.78
PETER BARAN - HEALTH SECTOR ORGANIZATION AND PEOPLE DEVELOPMENT Grant 0648 01 Aug 2019 PETER BARAN | 18 ARMFIELD PLACE CHISHOLM ACT 2905 AUSTRALIA Department of Treasury 1,016,883.96
JIM KIRE DOPO - ENVIRONMENT SPECIALIST-NATIONAL Loan 3665 29 May 2019 JIM KIRE DOPO | BOROKO, NCD PORT MORESBY PAPUA NEW GUINEA Department of Treasury 147,602.24 147,552.32
KELWYN CRAIG BROWNE - HEALTH PROMOTION, SOCIAL SAFEGUARD AND GENDER SPECIALIST 21 JANUARY 2019 TO 31 JULY 2023 Loan 3665 17 Jan 2019 KELWYN CRAIG BROWNE | 1181 BOOYONG ROAD, CLUNES NSW 2480 AUSTRALIA Department of Treasury 692,257.00 692,257.02
TREVOR RONALD GOWLAND - SERVICE PLANNING AND PARTNERSHIP SPECIALIST (21 JANUARY 2019 TO 30 SEPTEMBER 2023) Loan 3665 17 Jan 2019 TREVOR RONALD GOWLAND | 31 WANDOO COURT MULWALA NEW SOUTH WALES AUSTRALIA Department of Treasury 493,997.00 493,996.97
PRAGATI BASNET - ARCHITECT (DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND CONTRACT MANAGEMENT (3 DECEMBER 2018 TO 30 SEPTEMBER 2023 Loan 3665 16 Jan 2019 PRAGATI BASNET | LAGANKHEL-5, LALITPUR KATHMANDU VALLEY NEPAL Department of Treasury 1,111,439.00 1,111,438.77
VICKIASSENHEIM - CLINICAL GOVERNANCE AND STANDARDS SPECIALIST 3 DECEMBER 2018 TO 30 SEPTEMBER 2023 Loan 3665 16 Jan 2019 VICKI ASSENHEIM | 1/69 CHERMSIDE ST., TENERIFFE QLD AUSTRALIA AUSTRALIA Department of Treasury 1,089,422.00 1,089,449.64
PROJECT MANAGER Loan 3665 05 Nov 2018 ROBERT CHARLES AKERS | 2 MACADAMIA COURT BUSHLAND BEACH QUEENSLAND AUSTRALIA Department of Treasury 1,441,554.00 1,440,298.00
PROCUREMENT AND FINANCE SPECIALIST Loan 3665 05 Nov 2018 NANDA MAHARJAN | LAGANKHEL -5, LALITPUR KATHMANDU VALLEY NEPAL Department of Treasury 1,413,318.00 1,411,735.00

Procurement Plan