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
Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance
  • Grant
  • Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Grant 0847-KGZ: Strengthening Regional Health Security Project
Source Amount
Asian Development Fund US$ 20.00 million
Loan 4212-KGZ: Strengthening Regional Health Security Project
Source Amount
Concessional ordinary capital resources lending US$ 10.00 million
Operational Priorities
  • OP1: Addressing remaining poverty and reducing inequalities
  • OP2: Accelerating progress in gender equality
  • OP3: Tackling climate change, building climate and disaster resilience, and enhancing environmental sustainability
  • OP6: Strengthening governance and institutional capacity
  • OP7: Fostering regional cooperation and integration
Sector / Subsector
  • Health / Disease control of communicable disease - Health sector development and reform

Gender
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.

Contact

Responsible ADB Officer
Wong, Cebele
Responsible ADB Department
Sectors Group
Responsible ADB Division
Human and Social Development Sector Office (SG-HSD)
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

Funding

Grant 0847-KGZ

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
13 Sep 2022 07 Dec 2022 28 Jun 2023 31 Mar 2028 - -
Financing Plan
  Total (Amount in US$ million)
Project Cost 25.00
ADB 20.00
Counterpart 5.00
Cofinancing 0.00
Grant Utilization
  Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Cumulative Contract Awards 06 Jun 2024 0.18 0.00 1%
Cumulative Disbursements 06 Jun 2024 0.00 0.00 0%
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating - Unsatisfactory Partly satisfactory - - Unsatisfactory

Loan 4212-KGZ

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
13 Sep 2022 07 Dec 2022 28 Jun 2023 31 Mar 2028 - -
Financing Plan
  Total (Amount in US$ million)
Project Cost 10.00
ADB 10.00
Counterpart 0.00
Cofinancing 0.00
Loan Utilization
  Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Cumulative Contract Awards 06 Jun 2024 0.00 0.00 0%
Cumulative Disbursements 06 Jun 2024 0.00 0.00 0%
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating - Unsatisfactory Partly satisfactory - - Unsatisfactory

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Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

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Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
PIU Accountant (national position) Individual - Consulting Closed
PIU Translator (national position) Individual - Consulting Closed
PIU Contract Administration Specialist (national position) Individual - Consulting Closed
PIU Procurement Assistant (national position) Individual - Consulting Closed
PIU Procurement Specialist (national position) Individual - Consulting Closed
PIU Disbursement Officer (national position) Individual - Consulting Closed
PIU Finance Officer (national position) Individual - Consulting Closed
PIU Procurement Specialist (national position) Individual - Consulting Closed
PIU Manager (national position) Individual - Consulting Closed
PIU Disbursement Officer (national position) Individual - Consulting Closed
PIU Accountant (national position) Individual - Consulting Closed
PIU Civil Engineer (national position) Individual - Consulting Closed
PIU Contract Administration Specialist (national position) Individual - Consulting Closed
PIU Translator (national position) Individual - Consulting Closed
PIU Procurement Assistant (national position) Individual - Consulting Closed
PIU Procurement Specialist (national position) Individual - Consulting Closed
PIU Manager (national position) Individual - Consulting Closed
Finance Officer Individual - Consulting Closed
PIU Procurement Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
PIU ICT – LIMS Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
PIU Finance Officer Individual - Consulting Closed
PIU Contract Administration Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
PIU Procurement Assistant Individual - Consulting Closed
PIU Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
PIU Accountant Individual - Consulting Closed
PIU Gender Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
PIU Training Coordination Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
PIU Translator Individual - Consulting Closed
PIU Disbursement Officer Individual - Consulting Closed
PIU Laboratory specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
PIU Safeguards Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
PIU Medical Equipment Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
55131-KGZ: Strengthening Regional Health Security Project [G-04] Invitation for Bids Closed
55131-KGZ: Strengthening Regional Health Security Project [G-02] Invitation for Bids Closed
55131-KGZ: Strengthening Regional Health Security Project [G-03] Invitation for Bids Closed
55131-KGZ: Strengthening Regional Health Security Project [G-01] Invitation for Bids Closed

Contracts Awarded

No contracts awarded for this project were found

Procurement Plan

Title Document Type Document Date
Strengthening Regional Health Security Project: Procurement Plan Procurement Plans Apr 2024