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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE

 

RAJYA SABHA

STARRED QUESTION NO. 93

TO BE ANSWERED ON 20TH FEBRUARY, 2009

Foreign Assistance for Health Projects.

 

*93.

SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR

 

 

Will the Minister of HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE be pleased to state:-

(a)        the total foreign assistance received by India during 2008-09 for health projects, indicating the source, the quantum and the specific project in each case; and

(b)        the extent of utilization of the funds so far in each case along with the share of the Union Government, if any, for the same?

ANSWER

THE MINISTER OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE
(DR. ANBUMANI RAMADOSS)

(a)&(b):            A statement is laid on the Table of the House.

STATEMENT REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO RAJYA SABHA STARRED QUESTION NO 93 FOR 2OTH FEBRUARY, 2009

The Government of India has been implementing various Centrally Sponsored Schemes which include Routine immunization, Disease Control Prograrnme, Reproductive and Child Health Programme (RCH), AIDS Control Programme and Pulse Polio Immunization Programme. The National Rural Health Mission (NRHM), a comprehensive flagship Programme encompassing various sectors of health, was launched by the Government of India in April, 2005 to improve the availability of and access to quality health care by people, especially for those residing in rural areas, the poor, women and children.

  1. The various Health Sector Programmes / Projects are supported by Domestic Budget as well as External Assistance. The External Assistance is provided by World Health Organization (WHO), World Bank / International Development Association (IDA), United Nations Population  Fund (UNFPA), United States Agency for International Development  (USAID), German Assistance (Kfw & GTZ), Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA), Department for International Development (DFID),            UK, Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA), Denmark, The G1obal Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria 9GFATM), European Commission (EC), Global Alliance for

Vaccine Immunization(GAVI),  United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), etc.

The approved Outlay for the Department of Health & Family Welfare for the year 2008-09 is indicated below:

(a)        Total Approved Outlay for the

            Department of Health & Family Welfare                        :           Rs. 15,580.00 Crores

(b)        Total Domestic Budgetary Support (DBS)          :           Rs. 12,342.29 Crores

  1. (c)        Total Externally Aided Component (EAC)          :           Rs. 3,237.71 Crores

The Details of the Foreign Assistance received for Health Projects for the year 2008-09 along with the source, utilization and the Government of India share , wherever applicable, are as under:

Amount in USD Million

Source of funds

Project for which foreign assistance is provided

Quantum of funds

Utilization of funds so far for each project

Share of GoI

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

International Development Association

Integrated Disease Surveillance Project, Third National Aids Control Project, Karnataka Health Systems Project, National Vector Borne Disease Control; Rajasthan Health Systems Project; Reproductive and Child Health Phase - II, Tamilnadu Health Systems Project, Second National Tuberculosis Control Programme, UP/Uttaranchal Health

Systems Project, Pulse Polio Programme, Tuberculosis Control

Project, National Malaria Control Project, Second National HIV / AIDS

Control Project, Food & Drugs Capacity Building Project, Integrated Disease Surveillance Project, Tuberculosis Control Project Phase-II, Third National HIV/AIDS Control Project, Women and Child Development Project, UP Health Systems Development Project, Orissa

Health System Development, Rajasthan Health System Development Project, Tamilnadu Health System Project, National Vector 8od Diseases Control Project, Karnataka Health System Development & Reform Project, Jap

Grant for Preparation of India..

HIV/AIDS III

 

2266.134

394.160

28% for RCH II

World Bank & DFID (Pool Fund)

National AIDS Control Programme III

42.546

59.259

(Including Previous Year Allotment)

USD 0.240

Department for International Development

Reproductive and Child Health II, Madhya Pradesh Health Sector-FA, Madhya Pradesh Health Sector-TC, Orissa Health Sector Support- FA, Orissa Health, Sector support-TC, Andhra Pradesh Health Sector Support-FA, Andhra Pradesh Health Sector West Bengal Health — FA, West Bengal Health -TC, National AIDS Control Programme III-FA, National AIDS Control Programme-III TC, Reproductive Child Health II -FA, Reproductive Child Health-II-TC, Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme II-TC

214.810

194.320

28% for RCH

United Kingdom

National AIDS Control Programme Phase-III, Andhra Pradesh Health Sector Reform Programme, Madhya Pradesh Health Sector. Reform Programme, Orissa Health Sector Support, National AIDS Control Programme, Decentralization of Health Man. & Strengthening, Health System

Development initiative-West Bengal

569.221

64.216

Germany (Including GTZ and KfW)

Health West Bengal Up-grading Sec. Health Care Facilities Karnataka Phase – II, Pulse Polio Immunization Programme - Line X &

XI, Pulse Poflo Programme, Karnataka

Sec. Level Hosp. Dev. Project, Upgrading Health Facility in Karnataka PH-I, Up -gradation of SEC. Level Health Cafe Ph II A-Karnataka, Basic Health Maharashtra, Social Marketing II, Blood Safety, PPP, Health Insurance & Quality Assurance

290.425

131.862

United States Agency for International Development

Innovation in Family Planning Services, Avert, AIDS Prevention and Control Project.

National AIDS Control Programme III, Aids Prevention and Control Project

136.958

67.370

World Health Organization

National Leprosy Eradication Programme, to reduce the health, social and economic burden of communicable diseases, To comat HIV /AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis, Prevent and reduce disease, disability and premature death from chronic non-communicable conditions, mental disorders, violence and injuries., To reduce morbidity and mortality and improve health during key stages of life, including pregnancy, childbirth, the neonatal period, childhood and adolescence, while improving sexual and reproductive health and promoting active and health ageing for all. Reduce the health consequences of emergencies, disasters, crises and conflicts, and minimize their social and economic impact, Promote health and development, prevent and reduce risk factors for health conditions associated with tobacco, alcohol, drugs and psychoactive substance use, unhealthy diets, physical inactivity and unsafe sex, Address the underlying social and economic determinates of health through policies and programmes that enhance health equity and integrate pro-poor, gender-responsive, and human rights-based approaches. Promote a healthier environment, intensify primary prevention and influence public polices in all sectors so as to address the root causes of environmental threats to health, To improve nutrition, food safety and food security throughout the life-course and in support of public health and sustainable development, To improve health services through better governance, financing, staffing and management informed by reliable and accessible evidence and research, Ensure improve access, quality and use of medical products and technologies

8.268

7.176

Global Fund

HIV/AIDS Control Programme, Consolidating and scaling up of RNCP interventions, Strengthening Human & Institutional Capacities of the National Health Systems, GF to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria; Antiretroviral treatment to HIV/ AIDS, Expansion of Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme, Intensified Malaria Control. Project (IMCP), Global Fund Aided; HIV/AIDS Control Programme, Global Fund assisted HIV/AIDS Control

Project, Global Fund assisted

HIV/AIDS Control

493.794

89,499

United Nations Development Programme

Support to National Efforts for Mainstreaming HIV/AIDS, Community initiative for Health, Support to Response HIV/AIDS Project, National AIDS Control Programme III

67.528

0.492

United Nations Population Fund

Support to Adolescent Health & Development, Support to MOHFW Project on Population & Development, Reproductive and Child Health Phase-II

12.357

7.738

28% for RCH II

DENMARK

Health Care Project Ph III Tamilnadu, Agreement for Leprosy eradication Programme Ph III, Ml? Basic Health Services, Revised National TB. Control

Programme Ph II Orissa

20.476

0

European Commission

Health & Family Welfare Sector Development

285.678

0

Japan International Co-operation Agency

Pulse Polio Programme, Improvement Sardar V. Patel PG. Institute of Pediatrics

10.786

1.840

Global Alliance for Vaccine & Immunization

Hepatitis B

3.941

2.748

CANADA

National AIDS Control Project – II

1.063

0

Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB & Malaria

National AIDS Control Programme III

38.543

66.952

(Including Previous Year Allotment)