Support for the institutionalization of health prioritization processes (IADB-DR-T1143)

  • Dominican Republic
Geographic location where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Stage of the project cycle. Stages vary by development bank and can include: pending, approval, implementation, and closed or completed.
Bank Risk Rating
Environmental and social categorization assessed by the development bank as a measure of the planned project’s environmental and social impacts. A higher risk rating may require more due diligence to limit or avoid harm to people and the environment. For example, "A" or "B" are risk categories where "A" represents the highest amount of risk. Results will include projects that specifically recorded a rating, all other projects are marked ‘U’ for "Undisclosed."
Voting Date
Aug 31, 2016
Date when project documentation and funding is reviewed by the Board for consideration and approval. Some development banks will state a "board date" or "decision date." When funding approval is obtained, the legal documents are accepted and signed, the implementation phase begins.
SISALRIL and Ministerio de Salud Pública (MSP)
A public entity (government or state-owned) provided with funds or financial support to manage and/or implement a project.
  • Education and Health
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.20 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, this amount is converted to USD ($) on the date of disclosure. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 0.20 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, this amount is converted to USD ($) on the date of disclosure. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ IADB website

Updated in EWS Jun 22, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Aug 31, 2016

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Project Description
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The objective of this Technical Cooperation is to support the Dominican Republic in building the necessary processes to carry out regular and systematic updating of health plan benefits. To achieve this goal, this Technical Cooperation proposes two components: Component 1 - Support the development of the institutional framework to carry out future processes of design, fit and costing benefit plan, through the following activities: (i) technical assistance in the form "coaching" to support the country in the definition of processes, criteria, methodology and procedures for the design, adjustment and periodic costing plan; (ii) technical assistance to review the regulatory framework; and (iii) production of guides and manuals to guide the actors in the new modus operandi. Component 2 - Support the strengthening of the information systems needed to update, monitor and supervise the implementation of plan benefits, through the following activities: (i) technical assistance diagnostic and recommendations to improve the information systems required to update periodically its content and associated premiums; (ii) technical assistance diagnostic and recommendations to improve regulatory mechanisms, monitoring and supervision by the regulatory agencies to ensure the effective delivery of services included in the plan; (iii) technical assistance for diagnosis and recommendations to strengthen key areas of social security to ensure effective coverage of the plan, including the model of service delivery, financing, payment mechanisms, price regulation and monitoring and aspects evaluation; and (iv) technical assistance diagnostic human resource gaps for regular, transparent and technically robust development plan update and implementation plan to close it.
Investment Description
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This US$0.20 million investment is through non-reimbursable technical cooperation, implemented over the course of 24 months.

Contact Information
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ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF IADB The Independent Consultation and Investigation Mechanism (MICI) is the independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who have been or are likely to be adversely affected by an Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) or Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC)-funded project. If you submit a complaint to MICI, they may assist you in addressing the problems you raised through a dispute-resolution process with those implementing the project and/or through an investigation to assess whether the IDB or IIC is following its own policies for preventing or mitigating harm to people or the environment. You can submit a complaint by sending an email to You can learn more about the MICI and how to file a complaint at,1752.html (in English) or,1752.html (Spanish).

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