Greater Mekong Subregion Health Security Project (Additional Financing)


Project 48118-002
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Type Loan
Sector Health
Country Lao PDR
Start 2020
End 2022
Status Ongoing
Last Edited 05 Jul 2021


US$('000) 21,600

Project Description

The additional financing will support the current GMS Health Project, particularly the (i) regional disease control and treatment response for MMPs in border provinces; (ii) support for joint outbreak response; (iii) the piloting of a regional information and communication technology (ICT) platform for surveillance and outbreak response; (iv) monitoring and support of regional cooperation in health security; (v) regional knowledge management support; and (vi) surveillance , control, and prevention of emerging or remerging diseases;

Progress (as of March 2021)

Ongoing. The government of the Lao PDR requested $20 million for additional financing. The loan was approved by ADB on May 22, 2020 and became effective on June 17, 2020. As of July 31, 2020, equipment specifications have been completed and in the process of getting approvals for contracting and procurement. Contract approvals are aimed to be completed by August 2020.


Contact 1
Contact Name Elfving, Rikard N.
Organization Asian Development Bank
Email relfvng@adb. Org
Contact 2
Contact Name -
Organization -
Email -

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