Accelerating Universal Health Coverage in Asia and the Pacific for Strategy 2030 (ADB-52345-001)

Regions
  • East Asia and Pacific
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
U
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Voting Date
Dec 14, 2018
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Sectors
  • Education and Health
  • Technical Cooperation
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Investment Type(s)
Fund
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.23 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Sep 9, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Dec 14, 2018


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Project Description

According to the bank website, the project will support the conduct of two knowledge events which will help accelerate UHC efforts by DMCs and the different UHC-related interventions that would help them achieve better health outcomes for their populations. In particular, these are 1) the G20 side meeting on UHC where OECD countries will share experiences and lessons in investing in UHC and how they made these investments, particularly in health financing and service delivery innovations as part of their national development priorities and 2) a joint ADB-JICA conference on UHC where DMCs will share their current experience in designing and implementing UHC strategies and interventions. The TA will also support the preparation of a series of background documents, case studies and visual material of UHC innovations through review of documents and key informant interviews and based on the two knowledge events.

Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information

Responsible ADB Officer Ramesh, Kirthi
Responsible ADB Department SDSC
Responsible ADB Division SDSC-HEA
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue, Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines 

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