• Cumulative EA expenditures

The project received approvals on DSA and operating costs from ADB on 2 October 2017 and from MEF on 10 January 2018.

The first Annual Operation Plan (AOP) 2017-2018 in the amount of US$ 5,124,915 was approved on 6 September 2017. The AOP 2017-2018 was revised using the approved DSA and operating costs and was approved by ADB on 12 March 2018 in the amount of US$ 4,711,963. Subsequently, the AOP was revised again at the end of quarter 2, 2018 to adjust the unspent amount in quarter1, 2018. The total AOP 2017-2018 amount was reduced from US$ 4,711,963 to US$ 3,896,681.

The annual contract awards for the year ended 31 December 2018 is US$ 2.00 million, equivalent to 45% of its projection.

The project has expended US$ 19,446.74 in 2017 and US$ 2.56 million, equivalent to 66% of the annual budget 2018. The total cumulative expenses of the project as of 31 December 2018 is US$ 2.58 million.

For the year ended 31 December 2018, the project has disbursed US$ 1.56 million (US$1.27 million in quarter 4), equivalent to 69% of the annual projection. The project has submitted 7 withdrawal applications, 2 direct payments and 5 replenishments.

  • Progress by Outputs

The cumulative physical progress as of 31 December 2018 is 25.40% compared with 30% of the project elapsed period (counted from the date of receipt the advance deposit).

-        Regional cooperation and CDC in border areas improved

Regional cooperation

In 2018, Cambodia hosted 2 regional events with total participants 141 (Female: 38) from Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, WHO and other development partners:

  • Regional workshop on Laboratory Quality and Bio-safety: Some key follow up activities were suggested during the workshop such as (i) operationalize laboratory working group to facilitate the implementation of the action points, (ii) Organizing the follow up workshop to discuss the successes, issues and subsequent stage of development, (iii) Review of operational procedures to ensure each county is aware of their total healthcare legislation and mechanisms.
  • Regional workshop on Prevention of Nosocomial Infection: At the end of the workshop countries have identified approaches and defined 3 actions for improving the preventing Nosocomial Infection such as (i) Long term processional training on IPC at least 2 staff of each GMS country to be supported directly by ADB Grant, (ii) Develop regional case definition and share procedure to conduct routine surveillance of Nosocomial Infection, (iii) Establishing a regional network to share information regarding to IPC. Download