Beitrag zu Health Pooled Fund (HPF-II) - Support to the Implementation of the Health Sector Development Programme of Ethiopia

Contract partner: UNICEF - United Nations Children's Fund - New YorkCountry: Äthiopien Funding amount: € 350.000,00Project start: 01.10.2007End: 30.06.2011

Short Description:

Overall goal

The objective of Health Pooled Fund (HPF)-II is to contribute to the fulfilment of the objectives of the Health Sector Development Programme(HSDP) by supporting key processes and technical assistance in a flexible, timely and convenient manner, in accordance with the harmonisation agenda and action plan.

The HPF-II will be accessed for programmes and activities of sector-wide scope and benefits, including the following:

+ support key HSDP monitoring and evaluation events, such as Annual Review Meetings, Joint Review Meetings, Mid-Term Reviews and Evaluations to improve the implementation of HSDP and facilitate the sector's contributions to the overall PASDEP/MDG monitoring and reporting process as well as the tracking of progress in terms of the relevant indicators and targets in the PASDEP policy matrix

+help to cover the cost of workshops for policy dialogue and formulation, and seminars on important health issues in Ethiopia

+provide resources for commissioning relevant studies on key health sector issues (applied research).

+enable health policy makers and key implementers to participate in local and international conferences, seminars, short study trips or visits of high strategic relevance to health policy development and implementation

+provide resources for the recruitment of international and national consultants to assist the Ministry on policy related research, assessments and innovations

+strengethning the capacity of the HSDP secretariat and FMOH in co-ordination of activities in the health sector

+to build capacity at all levels of the health system in planning, M&E, and Harmonization and Alignment

+sponsoring meetings of the MOH and the private health sector and providing TA on development of standards, guidelines and manuals on Public Private Partnerships

+provide resources for any other relevant process activities in support of the implementation of HSDP priorities, subject to prior approval of JCCC

project number2513-00/2007
source of fundingOEZA
sector Basisgesundheit
  • Policy marker: are used to identify, assess and facilitate the monitoring of activities in support of policy objectives concerning gender equality, aid to environment, participatory development/good governance, trade development and reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health. Activities targeting the objectives of the Rio Conventions include the identification of biodiversity, climate change mitigation, climate change adaptation, and desertification.
    • 1= policy is a significant objective of the activity
    • 2= policy is the principal objective of the activity
  • Donor/ source of funding: The ADA is not only implementing projects and programmes of the Austrian Development Cooperation , but also projects funded from other sources and donors such as
    • AKF - Foreign Disaster Fund of the Austrian federal government
    • BMLFUW - Federal Ministry for Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water
    • EU - Funds of the European Commission
    • Others - various other donors are listed in ADA’s annual business report.
  • Type of Aid – Aid modalities: classifies transfers from the donor to the first recipient of funds such as budget support, core contributions and pooled programmes and funds to CSOs and multilateral organisations, project-type interventions, experts and other technical assistance, scholarships and student costs in donor countries, debt relief, administrative costs and other in-donor expenditures.
  • Purpose/ sector code: classifies the specific area of the recipient’s economic or social structure, funded by a bilateral contribution.
  • Tied/Untied: Untied aid is defined as loans and grants whose proceeds are fully and freely available to finance procurement from all OECD countries and substantially all developing countries. Transactions are considered tied unless the donor has, at the time of the aid offer, clearly specified a range of countries eligible for procurement which meets the tests for “untied” aid.