Improving Efficiency of Health Care System in Multiple States

What is the Project About

Improving Efficiency of Health Care System in Multiple States

UNDP is supporting Government of India and State Governments in improving efficiency of healthcare systems and medical service delivery through procurement of medical goods and enhancing capacities of the existing government medical entities.

What Have We Accomplished So Far

What Have We Accomplished So Far
  • Demand-based support services are being provided to Haryana and West Bengal for the procurement of critical items for NRHM (medical mannequins, ASHA kits, IFA tablets and syrup, radiant warmers, phototherapy units etc.)
  • In addition, UNDP has assisted in the procurement of a wide variety of medical equipment, including ambulances, critical care units, laprascopic sets, drugs and pharmaceuticals, as well as equipment for paediatrics, opthamology, tuberculosis treatment, BSL-3 labs, blood banks, cardiology, obstetrics and gynaecology, and surgical equipment.
  • An online monitoring tool has been developed for supply chain and contract management.
  • Basic level procurement training has been provided to state corporation personnel.
  • An international certification programme on procurement and supply chain management is being conducted for 50 doctors in the NCT of Delhi.

Funding Support by



Donor Name Amount Contributed
Government of West Bengal US$ 13,291,644
Government of Haryana US$ 11,814,016
Government of NCT of Delhi US$ 16,832
FIND (Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics) US$ 1,630,766
UNDP US$ 129,000

Expenditure in Previous Fiscal Year

Year Amount
2016 US$ 793,332
2015 US$ 5,768,425.98
2014 US$ 8,056,373
2013 US$ $11,191,050 

Stories of Change

Developing Capacities of Health Staff in Delhi

Developing Capacities of Health Staff in Delhi
In a first-of-its-kind initiative to build capacities of health professionals and strengthen public healthcare system in the country, the Health and Family Welfare department of the Government of the National Capital Territory of Delhi signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with UNDP. As part of the MoU, UNDP will provide training to 50 doctors and other staff members of the government in Supply Chain Management and Procurement processes.

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