Strengthening the Policy and Institutional Framework of Social Health Insurance (ADB-50139-002)

Countries
  • Vietnam
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Active
Bank Risk Rating
B
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Voting Date
Nov 4, 2016
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Borrower
Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Ministry of Health
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Sectors
  • Education and Health
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Investment Type(s)
Advisory Services
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 1.80 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 1.80 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Oct 30, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Oct 5, 2016


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Project Description
The Government of Viet Nam, through the Ministry of Health (MOH), requested the Asian Development Bank (ADB) provide policy and advisory technical assistance (TA) to strengthen implementation of the government’s flagship social health insurance (SHI) program. The SHI program aims to expand access to quality and affordable basic health care services, especially among the poor and marginalized groups. The TA is included in the ADB country operations business plan, 2017–2019 for Viet Nam.
Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction US$ 1.80 million
Contact Information
Project Officer: Mangahas, Joel V. Southeast Asia Department, ADB No contact information provided at the time of disclosure. ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF ADB The Accountability Mechanism is an independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by an Asian Development Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Accountability Mechanism, they may investigate to assess whether the Asian Development Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can learn more about the Accountability Mechanism and how to file a complaint at: http://www.adb.org/site/accountability-mechanism/main