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Papua New Guinea: Health Services Sector Development Program (Subprogram 3)

Sovereign (Public) Project | 51035-005 Status: Active

Subprogram 3 supports enhanced national frameworks and public financial management (PFM), improved subnational health system management, and strengthened health service delivery components. It will enable the Government of PNG to protect core funding for essential health and other basic services, and adequately resource the government's immediate coronavirus disease (COVID-19) response during a period of sharp fiscal tightening. Policy reforms will improve the effective and efficient use of available public resources in the health sector and beyond.

 
Project Name Health Services Sector Development Program (Subprogram 3)
Project Number 51035-005
Country Papua New Guinea
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 4016-PNG: Health Services Sector Development Program (Subprogram 3)
concessional ordinary capital resources lending / Asian Development Fund US$ 50.00 million
Loan 4017-PNG: Health Services Sector Development Program (Subprogram 3)
Ordinary capital resources US$ 100.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Health / Health sector development and reform

Public sector management / Public expenditure and fiscal management

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description Subprogram 3 supports enhanced national frameworks and public financial management (PFM), improved subnational health system management, and strengthened health service delivery components. It will enable the Government of PNG to protect core funding for essential health and other basic services, and adequately resource the government's immediate coronavirus disease (COVID-19) response during a period of sharp fiscal tightening. Policy reforms will improve the effective and efficient use of available public resources in the health sector and beyond.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The program supports reforms to improve (i) whole-of-government fiscal management and national PFM; (ii) institutional arrangements, regulatory frameworks, and PFM performance for subnational health service delivery; and (iii) critical nationwide health service delivery components. Subprogram 3 completes the reforms initiated and lays the foundation for future reforms, including continued PFM reforms and public salary management.
Impact Affordable, accessible, equitable, and high-quality health services for all citizens developed (National Health Plan, 2011-2020)
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome A more sustainable and efficient health care 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 C
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples C
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Responsible ADB Officer Wyatt, Pamela
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 -
Fact Finding 20 Aug 2020 to 20 Aug 2020
MRM 01 Sep 2020
Approval 26 Nov 2020
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 03 Dec 2020

Loan 4016-PNG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
26 Nov 2020 08 Dec 2020 17 Dec 2020 31 Dec 2020 - -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 50.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 50.00 26 Nov 2020 50.00 0.00 100%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 26 Nov 2020 50.00 0.00 100%

Loan 4017-PNG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
26 Nov 2020 08 Dec 2020 17 Dec 2020 31 Dec 2020 - -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 100.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 100.00 26 Nov 2020 100.00 0.00 100%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 26 Nov 2020 100.00 0.00 100%

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