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Cambodia Second Health Sector Support Program-Additional Financing 2

August 8, 2014

Project ID : P150472 Project status : Active Project Phase : Planning Total project cost : US$ 12.70 million Country : Cambodia Region : East Asia and Pacific Sectors : Health, Central government administration, Sub-national government administration, Other social services, Compulsory health finance Program Description The original program (HSSP2) has a health system strengthening focus, with four components that are ali gned to the government s HSP2. Components include: (a) Strengthening Health Service Delivery through (i) the provision of Service Delivery Grants (SDGs) and contracting for health services at provincial level and below; and (ii) investments for the improvement, replacement, and extension of the health service delivery network. (b) Improving Heal th Financing which will support (i) health protection for the poor through the consolidation of Health Equity Funds (HEFs) under common management and oversight arrangements and expansion of health equity fund coverage; and (ii) supporting the development of health financing policies and institutional reforms. (c) Strengthening Human Resources will focus on (i) strengthening pre - and in - service training; (ii) strengthening human resource management in the Ministry of Health. (d) Strengthening Health System Stewardship Functions by supporting (i) development of policy packages identified, strengthening the institutional capacity (in particular meeting the demands from decentralization and deconcentration); (ii) private sector regulation and partnerships; (i ii) supporting governance and stewardship functions of the national programs and centers overseeing the three HSP2 strategic programs; and (iv) empowering new structures for increasing local accountability of health care providers to citizens. The AF2 will support continued financing of the HEFs and SDGs over a 6 month period, i.e. through December 31, 2014, and partially for 2015. The current program funds available are sufficient only to cover civil works and procurement of equipment. The following is a summary of the anticipated extended activities as a result of the additional financing to be provided Component A: Strengthening Health Service Delivery. Additional financing from MDTF will continue financing of SDGs in 36 Special Operati ng Agencies ( SOAs ) . Component B: Improving Health Financing. Additional financing from the MDTF will continue financing HEFs in 55 Operational Districts ( ODs ) and expansion into 6 additional ODs. These 61 ODs cover approximately 2.2 million people or n early 80 percent of the poor in Cambodia. Support to further strengthening and developing an institutional framework for health financing, including making progress toward the establishment of national oversight institutions for HEFs and social health insurance is being supported by a new Programmatic Health analytical and advisory assistance Component C: Strengthening Human Resources . No additional funding Component D:

Project completion date : 2016-12-31 12:00:00

Major organization : MINISTRY OF HEALTH

Address : No 151-153 Kampuchea Krom Blvd., Phnom Penh Contact : H.E. Eng Huot

Country :Cambodia

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Financier : World Bank (WB)

Financier address : The World Bank 1818 H Street, NW Washington, DC 20433 USA tel: (202) 473-1000 fax: (202) 477-6391 Contact : Laura L. Rose

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Source: TendersInfo (India)

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