The projects aim to improve the quality, efficiency and sustainability of 5 provincial hospitals in Phase I and 4 provincial hospitals in Phase II, through two main components: medical equipment procurement and operational support/ capacity building. Mediconsult. in cooperation with EPOS. provides planning and procurement assistance for medical equipment through competitive tender as well as maintenance concept. The equipment planning process involves needs assessment, preparation of technical specifications, tender documents, evaluation of tender and contract award proposal, coordination and monitoring of supply and installation of equipment. Operational support/ capacity building includes aspects in management capacity, maintenance and waste disposal. Hospital information system will also be provided. Besides, to improve referral system, mobile medical team will be established & supported to provide planned medical services at the lower level of care for Phase II.