Kyrgyz Republic: Strengthening Regional Health Security Project

Sovereign Project | 55131-001

Project Name Strengthening Regional Health Security Project
Project Number 55131-001
Country / Economy Kyrgyz Republic
Project Status Approved
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Grant
Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Grant 0847-KGZ: Strengthening Regional Health Security Project
Asian Development Fund US$ 20.00 million
Loan 4212-KGZ: Strengthening Regional Health Security Project
Concessional ordinary capital resources lending US$ 10.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Health / Disease control of communicable disease - Health sector development and reform

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact

Public health and regional health security in the Kyrgyz Republic improved.

Project Outcome
Description of Outcome

Coverage of effective laboratory and border hospital services in Chui and Osh oblasts enhanced.

Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Capacity, quality, and networking of reference laboratories in Bishkek and Osh cities strengthened

Laboratory services based on continuous quality improvement in Chui and Osh oblasts (including Bishkek and Osh cities) developed

Patient care and biosafety capacity in hospitals in border areas and high travel zones in Chui and Osh oblasts improved

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Nation-wide, Bishkek, Chuy, Osh City
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
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
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services

All consultants will be recruited according to ADB Procurement Policy (2017, as amended from time to time) and Procurement Regulations for ADB Borrowers (2017, as amended from time to time)._

The project includes consulting services for (i) baseline/endline survey; (ii) construction supervision; (iii) CQI and sustainable laboratory financing; (iv) LIMS implementation support; (v) preparation of service contracts for (a) outsourcing selected CDL tests to private labs in Bishkek, (b) outsourcing lab samples transportation in Bishkek and Osh, and (c) optimization of bacteriology tests in Bishkek; (vi) audit firm; (vii) regional collaboration; and (viii) support MOH and PIU in ensuring compliance to ADB SPS requirements and national laws, rules and regulations.

The PIU will engage an estimated 745 person-months of experts to (i) facilitate project management and implementation, and (ii) strengthen the institutional and operational capacity of the executing agency. In addition, there will be one national internal auditor engaged for one person-month. Total national person-months is 745.

Consulting firms will be engaged using the quality- and cost-based selection (QCBS) method with a standard qualitycost ratio of 80:20; Consultants' Qualifications Selection (CQS) and Least Cost Selection (LCS).

Advance contracting as well as retroactive financing up to 20% of the loan and grant amounts may be used to reimburse eligible expenditures incurred before loan and grant signing date. Eligible items include recruitment of PIU staff and procurement of equipment.

Procurement

All advance contracting and retroactive financing will be undertaken in conformity with ADB Procurement Policy (2017, as amended from time to time) and Procurement Regulations for ADB Borrowers (2017, as amended from time to time. The request for expression of interest for consultant selection and issuance of invitations to bid under advance contracting and retroactive financing will be subject to ADB approval. The borrower/recipient, and MOH, have been advised that approval of advance contracting and retroactive financing does not commit ADB to finance the project.

All procurement of goods, works, nonconsulting, and consulting services in the project will be undertaken in accordance with ADB Procurement Policy (2017, as amended from time to time) and Procurement Regulations for ADB Borrowers (2017, as amended from time to time).

The main procurement will be civil works, laboratory equipment including consumables and reagents for the project laboratories. The project includes LIMS implementation support and hardware. To improve case management at the border and high travel zone hospitals, the project hospitals will be provided with emergency and diagnostic equipment.

Advance contracting as well as retroactive financing up to 20% of the loan and grant amounts may be used to reimburse eligible expenditures incurred before loan and grant signing date. Eligible items include recruitment of PIU staff and procurement of equipment.

Responsible ADB Officer Chin, Brian
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division CWSS
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Health and Social Development
Timetable
Concept Clearance 03 Nov 2021
Fact Finding 18 Apr 2022 to 27 Apr 2022
MRM 29 Jun 2022
Approval 13 Sep 2022
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 13 Sep 2022

Grant 0847-KGZ

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
13 Sep 2022 07 Dec 2022 - 31 Mar 2028 - -
Financing Plan Grant Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 25.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 20.00 12 Dec 2022 0.00 0.00 0%
Counterpart 5.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 12 Dec 2022 0.00 0.00 0%

Loan 4212-KGZ

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
13 Sep 2022 07 Dec 2022 31 Jan 2023 31 Mar 2028 - -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 10.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 10.00 12 Dec 2022 0.00 0.00 0%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 12 Dec 2022 0.00 0.00 0%

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Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
PIU Procurement Specialist Individual - Consulting Active 03 Feb 2023 09 Feb 2023
PIU Gender Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 15 Jan 2023 31 Jan 2023
PIU ICT – LIMS Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 15 Jan 2023 31 Jan 2023
PIU Medical Equipment Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 15 Jan 2023 31 Jan 2023
PIU Safeguards Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 15 Jan 2023 31 Jan 2023
PIU Laboratory specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 15 Jan 2023 31 Jan 2023
PIU Contract Administration Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 15 Jan 2023 31 Jan 2023
PIU Translator Individual - Consulting Closed 15 Jan 2023 31 Jan 2023
PIU Training Coordination Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 15 Jan 2023 31 Jan 2023
PIU Accountant Individual - Consulting Closed 14 Jan 2023 20 Jan 2023
PIU Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 14 Jan 2023 20 Jan 2023
PIU Disbursement Officer Individual - Consulting Closed 14 Jan 2023 20 Jan 2023
PIU Procurement Assistant Individual - Consulting Closed 14 Jan 2023 20 Jan 2023
PIU Finance Officer Individual - Consulting Closed 14 Jan 2023 20 Jan 2023
55131-KGZ: Strengthening Regional Health Security Project [G-02] Invitation for Bids Closed 09 Sep 2022 16 Nov 2022
55131-KGZ: Strengthening Regional Health Security Project [G-03] Invitation for Bids Closed 09 Sep 2022 17 Nov 2022
55131-KGZ: Strengthening Regional Health Security Project [G-04] Invitation for Bids Closed 09 Sep 2022 18 Nov 2022
55131-KGZ: Strengthening Regional Health Security Project [G-01] Invitation for Bids Closed 06 Sep 2022 15 Nov 2022

Contracts Awarded

No contracts awarded for this project were found


Procurement Plan