Samoa : Health Expenditure and Livelihoods Support Program

Sovereign Project | 54243-001

Project Name Health Expenditure and Livelihoods Support Program
Project Number 54243-001
Country / Economy Samoa
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Grant
Source of Funding / Amount
Grant 0718-SAM: Health Expenditure and Livelihoods Support Program
Asian Development Fund US$ 20.00 million
Operational Priorities OP1: Addressing remaining poverty and reducing inequalities
OP2: Accelerating progress in gender equality
OP6: Strengthening governance and institutional capacity
Sector / Subsector

Health / Disease control of communicable disease - Health system development

Public sector management / Economic affairs management - Public expenditure and fiscal management - Social protection initiatives

Gender Effective gender mainstreaming
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Effective and collective health response to the COVID-19 pandemic ensured

(Health Emergency Operations Center operational plan) a

An improved quality of life for all

(Strategy for the Development of Samoa 2016/17-2019/20) b

Project Outcome
Description of Outcome

Adverse effects of COVID-19 on citizens and businesses mitigated

Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Incomes of citizens, particularly vulnerable groups, safeguarded

Productive sectors supported

COVID-19 infection prevention, preparedness, and control 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 Basu, Ananya
Responsible ADB Department Pacific Department
Responsible ADB Division Social Sectors and Public Sector Management Division
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Finance
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding 02 Jun 2020 to 02 Jun 2020
MRM 25 Jun 2020
Approval 29 Jul 2020
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 29 Jul 2020

Grant 0718-SAM

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
29 Jul 2020 31 Jul 2020 21 Aug 2020 30 Jun 2021 - 13 Oct 2020
Financing Plan Grant Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 20.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 20.00 18 Jul 2023 20.00 0.00 100%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 18 Jul 2023 20.00 0.00 100%

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