Kyrgyz Republic : Support to Strengthening Regional Health Security Project

Sovereign Project | 55131-002

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) plans to assist the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic with the proposed Strengthening Regional Health Security Project at an estimated cost of $35 million of which $20 million will be financed by the Asian Development Fund 13 Thematic Pool (Regional Cooperation and Integration set-aside) grant, $10 million will be financed by ADB's ordinary capital resources (concessional loan), and $5 million will be financed by government counterpart. The project aims to improve public health and regional health security in the Kyrgyz Republic by enhancing coverage of effective laboratory services and border zone hospitals.

Project Details

Project Name Support to Strengthening Regional Health Security Project
Project Number 55131-002
Country / Economy Kyrgyz Republic
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 6818-KGZ: Support to Strengthening Regional Health Security Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 800,000.00
Operational Priorities OP1: Addressing remaining poverty and reducing inequalities
OP2: Accelerating progress in gender equality
OP6: Strengthening governance and institutional capacity
OP7: Fostering regional cooperation and integration
Sector / Subsector

Health / Health sector development and reform

Gender Effective gender mainstreaming
Description The Asian Development Bank (ADB) plans to assist the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic with the proposed Strengthening Regional Health Security Project at an estimated cost of $35 million of which $20 million will be financed by the Asian Development Fund 13 Thematic Pool (Regional Cooperation and Integration set-aside) grant, $10 million will be financed by ADB's ordinary capital resources (concessional loan), and $5 million will be financed by government counterpart. The project aims to improve public health and regional health security in the Kyrgyz Republic by enhancing coverage of effective laboratory services and border zone hospitals.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The project is aligned with the government's national health sector development program, regional health security commitments, and laboratory development plan, and ADB's Strategy 2030 and country and regional cooperation programs. The ensuing loan, grant, and this transaction technical assistance (TA) are listed in the current country operations business plan for the Kyrgyz Republic, 2021-2023. The TA will support preparation of the project and facilitate the transition to the project implementation phase. Detailed project preparation will be supported by a team of international and national consultants engaged through a firm.
Impact
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Nation-wide, Bishkek, Chuy, Osh City
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 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 -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval 02 Nov 2021
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 29 Jul 2022

TA 6818-KGZ

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
02 Nov 2021 26 Nov 2021 26 Nov 2021 31 Oct 2023 30 Jun 2025 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
800,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 800,000.00 19 Sep 2023 663,644.13

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Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
Public Health Specialist (International) Individual - Consulting Closed
Biomedical Engineer Individual - Consulting Closed
Public Health Expert Individual - Consulting Closed
TA Consulting Firm Firm - Consulting Closed

Contracts Awarded

Contract Title Approval Number Contract Date Contractor | Address Executing Agency Total Contract Amount (US$) Contract Amount Financed by ADB (US$)
Project Preparatory Technical Assistance Technical Assistance 6818 22 Dec 2021 MEDICONSULT SDN. BHD, Malaysia in association with Avanco Company (KYRGYZ REP.) | Unit A13/1/1, One Ampang Business Avenue Jalan Ampang Utama 2/2, 6800 Ampang Selangor, Malaysia Ministry of Health 549,592.00

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