Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
Mothers and Newborns in 7 countries, doctors and nurses and Infrastructure Development / up-gradation of Maternal and Newborn Care Facilities for 7 countries in 52 District Hospitals, 242 Sub-district Hospitals or FRUs and 1,180 Health Post Centers / Community Health Centers
Improve skills of doctors and nurses
Reduction in child and maternal mortality
Provide access to integrated comprehensive primary MCH health care
Improve availability and adequacy of infrastructure and equipment at district and sub-district levels.
Infrastructure Development / up-gradation of Maternal and Newborn Care Facilities for 7 countries in :
52 District Hospitals
242 Sub-district Hospitals or FRUs
1,110 Health Post Centers / Community Health Centers
Reinforce Maternal Health Interventions and Care at Birth
Expand Community based Care for Newborn through Community Health Workers
Strengthen care of newborn at health facilities
Multi-skilling of Medical Officers (Mos)
Training of all the staff.
Assessment visits by the Lead Implementing Agency completed;
Bhutan, Maldives and Sri Lanka received medical equipment;
Training for installation, commissioning, troubleshooting and demonstration of Medical equipment by supplier of the equipment completed in Bhutan, Maldives and Sri Lanka;
Training of Trainers (TOT) completed in Bhutan, Maldives and Sri Lanka;
Civil work is in progress in Bhutan, Maldives and Sri Lanka;
Following SDF Board’s instruction SDF sent letters to Health Ministries of SAARC Member States on 27th September, 2012 to re-designate Nodal Officer as “Project Managers” for the project;
Notice Inviting Tender (NIT) floated on 31st March, 2013 for procurement of equipment for phase II countries i.e. Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka and consumables for all seven participating countries;
Notice Inviting Tender (NIT) was floated in Times of India, Navabharath and ITJ by the Lead Implementing Agency of the project; and
Technical Evaluation for Tender Enquiry No: HLL/PCD/SAARC-02/12-13 dated 30/03/2013 has been completed on 24/07/2013. Techno commercial evaluation has been completed and in the process of opening price bids.