Project Data Sheet

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PDS Creation Date 01 Aug 2007
PDS Updated as of 09 Jul 2015

Project Name Woman and Child Health Development
Country Uzbekistan
Project/Program Number 36509-013
Status Closed
Geographical Location
In preparing any country program or strategy, financing any project, or by making any designation of, or reference to, a particular territory or geographic area in this document, the Asian Development Bank does not intend to make any judgments as to the legal or other status of any territory or area.
Sector Health and social protection
Subsector Health care finance
Health sector development and reform
Mother and child health care
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories


Type/Modality of Assistance Approval Number Source of Funding Approved Amount (thousand)
Loan2090Ordinary capital resources40,000
Technical Assistance4396Japan Special Fund300
Loan-Japan International Cooperation Agency6,000
Loan-International Development Association20,000
Loan-International Bank for Reconstruction & Developmen20,000
Counterpart 30,000
TOTAL US$ 116,300

Safeguard Categories

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Environment B

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Project social and environmental monitoring is supervised by the Evaluation and Monitoring Specialist. Performance indicators were revised during the midterm review in 2007. Statistical data was collected and analyzed on quarterly basis. Social analyses were conducted by ExpertFikri Consulting Company at baseline, interim, and pre-final stages. The analyses also made use of the state statistics data, current data from MOH, and research data from other international organizations (UN, WHO, UNICEF, and WB).
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Stakeholder Communication, Participation and Consultation

During Project Design
During Project Implementation


The Project has an overall goal to help the Government achieve the Millenium Development Goals by reducing maternal and child mortality, and morbidity, by focusing especially on the rural poor, and on the vulnerable population. In order to achieve this, the Project aims to have two broad objectives: (i) to improve the equity in access to quality and cost effective services for woman and child health, and (ii) improve the efficiency of health care delivery system. The Project comprised four components: (i) strengthening decentralized woman and child health services (ii) strengthening finance, information, and management (iii) building a blood safety program, and (iv) improving project management.

Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Development Impact

Improved health status of women and children in Uzbekistan.

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
(i) Support health sector reform initiatives; (ii) Improve the efficiency of health care delivery system for Woman and Child Health (WCH).
Progress Towards Outcome
The project has a visible impact on the delivery of services for mother and children and on their health. The achievements demonstrate that the project has achieved most of its targets and even surpassed some.

Outputs and Implementation Progress

Description of Project Outputs
Strengthened WCH services Strengthened finance, information and management Improved efficiency of blood service delivery
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
The project had a good progress in achievement of all project's outputs.
Status of Development Objectives
Status of Operation / Construction
Material Changes

Business Opportunities

Date of First Listing 2007 Jan 10
Consulting Services
MOH will recruit international and domestic consultants. Recruitment of consultants will follow ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants and other arrangements acceptable to ADB for domestic consultants. ADB's Quality and Cost Based Selection method will apply for consulting firms. 25 international consultants (138 person months) and 39 domestic consultants (921 person months) will be recruited and will provide services in (i) medical education, (ii) nursing and midwifery education, (iii) hospital management, (iv) health systems organizational restructuring, (v) medical equipment, (vi) laboratory, (vii) blood safety, (viii) health information system, (ix) finance, (x) project implementation, and (xi) other disciplines.
Goods and services will be procured in accordance with ADB's Guidelines for Procurement. Civil works will be contracted by local governments. Equipment and supplies will be procured on the basis of international competitive bidding, international shopping, local competitive bidding, or direct purchase.
Procurement and Consulting Notices


Concept Clearance
Fact-finding 12 Feb 2004 to 23 Feb 2004
Management Review Meeting
Approval 23 Sep 2004


Approval No. Approval Signing Effectivity Closing
Original Revised Actual
Technical Assistance 4396 23 Sep 2004 27 Jan 2005 27 Jan 2005 31 Dec 2005 31 Dec 2007


Date Approval Number ADB (US$ thousand) Others (US$ thousand) Net Percentage
Cumulative Contract Awards
Cumulative Disbursements

TA Amount (US$ thousand)

Approval Number Approved Amount Revised Amount Total Commitment Uncommitted Balance Total Disbursement Undisbursed Balance
Technical Assistance 4396 300 300 191 109 191 109

Status of Covenants

Covenants are categorized under the following categories—audited accounts, safeguards, social, sector, financial, economic, and others. Covenant compliance is rated by category by applying the following criteria: (i) Satisfactory—all covenants in the category are being complied with, with a maximum of one exception allowed, (ii) Partly Satisfactory—a maximum of two covenants in the category are not being complied with, (iii) Unsatisfactory—three or more covenants in the category are not being complied with. As per the 2011 Public Communications Policy, covenant compliance ratings for Project Financial Statements apply only to projects whose invitation for negotiation falls after 2 April 2012.

Approval No. Category
Sector Social Financial Economic Others Safeguards Project Financial Statements
Loan 2090 Satisfactory Satisfactory Satisfactory Satisfactory Satisfactory
Loan -

Contacts and Update Details

Responsible ADB Officer Nargiza Talipova (
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Divisions Uzbekistan Resident Mission
Executing Agencies Ministry of Health
Dr. Jamshid Djabriyev


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