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Uzbekistan: Integrated Perinatal Care Project

Sovereign (Public) Project | 52340-001 Status: Proposed

The project aligns with the first operational strategy of ADB's Strategy 2030, which aims to achieving better health for all by improving the quality and coverage of government healthcare services and supporting to improve access to quality healthcare services. ADB has a long experience in the health sector of Uzbekistan. The Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) 2019-2023, in line with the government's new health strategy, states that it will support _(&) reducing maternal and child mortality, the rural urban disparities in the quality of health care provision, and will assist in the development of an e-health system, aiming at integrating different levels of health care and increasing its efficiency_. In general, the project aligns with SDG 3 on UHC, and in particular SDG 3.1.1 on reducing MMR and SDG 3.2.2 on reducing NMR, and SDG 5 on universal access to reproductive health.

Project Details

Project Officer
Huitzing, Hiddo A. Central and West Asia Department Request for information
Country
  • Uzbekistan
Sector
  • Health
 
Project Name Integrated Perinatal Care Project
Project Number 52340-001
Country Uzbekistan
Project Status Proposed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan: Integrated Perinatal Care Project
concessional ordinary capital resources lending / Asian Development Fund US$ 100.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Partnerships
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Health / Mother and child health care

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Gender equity
Description The project aligns with the first operational strategy of ADB's Strategy 2030, which aims to achieving better health for all by improving the quality and coverage of government healthcare services and supporting to improve access to quality healthcare services. ADB has a long experience in the health sector of Uzbekistan. The Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) 2019-2023, in line with the government's new health strategy, states that it will support _(&) reducing maternal and child mortality, the rural urban disparities in the quality of health care provision, and will assist in the development of an e-health system, aiming at integrating different levels of health care and increasing its efficiency_. In general, the project aligns with SDG 3 on UHC, and in particular SDG 3.1.1 on reducing MMR and SDG 3.2.2 on reducing NMR, and SDG 5 on universal access to reproductive health. The project will promote SDG 3's clear focus on equity, including equity-focused monitoring and evaluation, to help ensure that targets are being met and that no one is being left behind, and to contribute toward achieving SDG 5.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The proposed Improvement of Perinatal Care Project (IPCP) is a project loan. The transaction TA will help the Government of Uzbekistan to (i) review the technical, economic and financial viability of the project and ascertain the project rationale, scope, cost, schedule, implementation arrangements, risks and mitigation measures; (ii) ensure compliance with Asian Development Bank's (ADB) safeguard policy statement (2009) and identify mitigation measures and institutional strengthening; and (iii) assist the project executing agency (EA) and implementing agency (IA) in advance contracting for the ensuing loan project.
Impact Reduction of Maternal and of Neonatal Mortality Rates
Outcome Adequate utilization of woman and baby friendly quality perinatal care services
Outputs

Perinatal centers modernized and upgraded

Perinatal referral system strengthened

Quality adherence at perinatal centers enhanced

Maternal health seeking behavior improved

Geographical Location Nation-wide
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement B
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 Huitzing, Hiddo A.
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division CWSS
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Health
12 Navoi Street
Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Timetable
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 09 Dec 2019

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