- Implementation Support Agency (ISA): Islamic Development Bank
- Total project financing: $30 million
- Funding from GCFF: $5.90 million
- GCFF Financing Approval Date: 04/20/2017
- Project Closing Date: 12/31/2024
- % Disbursed: 0%
- Status: Under implementation
About the project
The Government of Lebanon (GOL) has included in its pipeline of projects to be considered by the Global Concessional Financing Facility (GCFF) Steering Committee, the Emergency Project to Support the Healthcare Services in Lebanon. The GOL also requested the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) to become the Implementing Support Agency (ISA2) by extending its financing to support the project. In February 2017, the GOL submitted an official letter reiterating its request for the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) to participate in the financing of the project under the Global Concessional Financing Facilities (GCFF).
The proposed project will support the Government of Lebanon (GOL) to address the impact of the influx of refugees on its health system by providing vulnerable populations with effective delivery of basic services through the provision of concessional financing.
Project Development Objective (PDO)
To increase access to quality healthcare services to poor Lebanese and Displaced Syrians.
Project Implementation Status
(As of December 31, 2022)
Brief Summary of Underlying Project Implementation Status: No significant progress in project’s implementation since last report. The procurement processes for consultant and medical equipment suppliers are not yet concluded. The Bank has granted its ‘No Objection’ on the submitted Bids Evaluation Report BER) for selection of Supervision Consultant (Technical) and is waiting for the combined Technical & Financial Evaluation Report to conclude the procurement process by signing the contract. The Bank is still waiting for supporting documents from the CDR in order to finalize its review on the submitted BER for medical equipment suppliers. In the meantime, both the last dates for first and last disbursement (LFD and LDD) have already expired and extension requests from the VDR are being awaited.