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Regional: Using Digital Technology to Improve National Health Insurance in Asia and the Pacific

Sovereign (Public) Project | 53304-001 Status: Proposed

The knowledge and support technical assistance (TA) will help the Asian Development Bank (ADB) developing member countries (DMCs) achieve universal health coverage (UHC) by supporting the development and adoption of digital national health insurance (NHI) information systems. The TA will support the implementation of ADB's Strategy 2030, particularly Operational Priority 1 to address remaining poverty and reduce inequalities and enhance human capital and social protection for all.

Project Details

Project Officer
Eduardo P. Banzon Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department Request for information
Country
  • Regional
Sector
  • Health
 
Project Name Using Digital Technology to Improve National Health Insurance in Asia and the Pacific
Project Number 53304-001
Country Regional
Armenia
Bangladesh
Mongolia
Philippines
Viet Nam
Project Status Proposed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
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 / Health insurance and subsidized health programs

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Description The knowledge and support technical assistance (TA) will help the Asian Development Bank (ADB) developing member countries (DMCs) achieve universal health coverage (UHC) by supporting the development and adoption of digital national health insurance (NHI) information systems. The TA will support the implementation of ADB's Strategy 2030, particularly Operational Priority 1 to address remaining poverty and reduce inequalities and enhance human capital and social protection for all.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy Driven by the need to support economic and human capital development, countries across Asia and the Pacific are strengthening national UHC strategies. Achieving UHC means that all people can access quality health services without incurring financial hardship, resulting in healthier populations. However, many DMCs face major challenges in making progress towards UHC.
Impact Access to needed quality health services in selected DMCs improved (ADB Strategy 2030)
Outcome Management of NHI in 2 selected DMCs improved
Outputs

NHI information systems of 5 selected DMCs assessed

NHI information systems of 5 selected DMCs improved

Capacity to implement and maintain the NHI information systems for UHC strengthened

Geographical Location Armenia - Nation-wide; Bangladesh - Nation-wide; Mongolia - Nation-wide; Philippines - Nation-wide; Viet Nam - Nation-wide
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services ADB will recruit a consulting firm and also engage eight individual consultants following the ADB Procurement Policy (2017, as amended from time to time) and its associated project administration instructions. The consulting firm will undertake the output 1 and the sub output of the output 3: documenting the change and the improvement of NHI information system of 2 selected DMCs. The quality-and-cost-based selection method will be followed (quality cost ratio of 90:10). A simplified technical proposal will be required. The eight individual consultants will undertake the output 2 in two selected DMCs. The two DMCs will be selected by ADB on the basis of the preliminary country-specific assessments carried out by the consulting firm.
Procurement Not applicable.
Responsible ADB Officer Eduardo P. Banzon
Responsible ADB Department Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department
Responsible ADB Division SDSC-HEA
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines
Timetable
Concept Clearance 27 Nov 2019
Fact Finding 26 Aug 2019 to 06 Sep 2019
MRM -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 07 Feb 2020

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