Improving Efficiency of Health Care System in Multiple States
What is the Project About
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
- 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
|Government of West Bengal
|Government of Haryana
|Government of NCT of Delhi
|FIND (Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics)
Expenditure in Previous Fiscal Year
Stories of Change
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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