Tonga : Preparing the Integrated Aged Care Project

Sovereign Project | 55254-002

The transaction technical assistance (TA) will undertake due diligence and assessments to assist the government and the ADB to develop the proposed Integrated Aged Care Project. The TA will also build the capacity of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) and other relevant government agencies to implement the ensuing project and enhance project readiness for timely implementation of activities.

Project Details

  • Project Officer
    Carandang, Ninebeth S.
    Sectors Group
    Request for information
  • Country/Economy
    Tonga
  • Sector
    • Public sector management

Related Projects

Project Name Preparing the Integrated Aged Care Project
Project Number 55254-002
Country / Economy Tonga
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 6769-TON: Preparing the Integrated Aged Care Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 450,000.00
Operational Priorities OP1: Addressing remaining poverty and reducing inequalities
OP2: Accelerating progress in gender equality
Sector / Subsector

Health / Disease control of non-communicable diseases and other priority programs - Nutrition

Public sector management / Social protection initiatives

Gender Gender equity theme
Description The transaction technical assistance (TA) will undertake due diligence and assessments to assist the government and the ADB to develop the proposed Integrated Aged Care Project. The TA will also build the capacity of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) and other relevant government agencies to implement the ensuing project and enhance project readiness for timely implementation of activities.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The TA is included in ADB's country operations business plan for Tonga.
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
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Stakeholder consultations and engagements have been undertaken including for project due diligence and preparation of reports.
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services ADB will engage the consultants following ADB Procurement Policy (2017, as amended from time to time) and its associated staff instructions. ADB will recruit international and national individual consultants with an estimated 19.5 person-months for project design review, due diligence, and project readiness and capacity building. For the simple and quick deployment, individual procurement consultants may be contracted through the issuing of call-offs from the Procurement, Portfolio and Financial Management Department's Framework Agreement of procurement consultants (in Consultant Management System: Framework Agreement # 100008) who can assist with the full range of procurement activities. All information on the expertise of empaneled experts and how to issue call-offs is included in the Consultant Management System record.
Responsible ADB Officer Carandang, Ninebeth S.
Responsible ADB Department Sectors Group
Responsible ADB Division Human and Social Development Sector Office (SG-HSD)
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Finance
Timetable
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval 02 Sep 2021
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 23 Apr 2023

TA 6769-TON

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
02 Sep 2021 22 Sep 2021 22 Sep 2021 30 Jun 2023 30 Jun 2024 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
450,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 450,000.00 09 Oct 2023 169,185.71

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Title Document Type Document Date
Preparing the Integrated Aged Care Project: Technical Assistance Report Technical Assistance Reports Sep 2021

Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards
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Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

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Related Publications

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Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
Aged Care Assistant Officer Individual - Consulting Closed
International Dementia Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
International Aged Care Operations Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
National Aged Care Support Officer Individual - Consulting Closed
Procurement Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
Social Development/Gender Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
Environment Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
Gender and Social Development Officer Individual - Consulting Closed

Contracts Awarded

No contracts awarded for this project were found

Procurement Plan

None currently available.