Support to strengthening regional health security project


Kyrgyz Republic, Kyrgyzstan

Services provided:

  • Laboratory system and services planning, laboratory quality improvement
  • Laboratory and medical equipment planning and procurement preparation
  • Laboratory information and management system planning
  • Preparation of laboratory infrastructure upgrading
  • Project loan processing due diligence and documentation

Year of Completion


Asian Development Bank


The Asian Development Bank (ADB) intended to assist the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic with an estimated USD30 million for the proposed Strengthening Regional Health Security Project. The project aims to improve public health and regional health security in the Kyrgyz Republic by enhancing coverage of effective laboratory services and border zone hospitals. The project is aligned with the government’s national health sector development program, regional health security commitments, and laboratory development plan, and ADB’s Strategy 2030 and country and regional cooperation programs. The intended outcome is: enhanced coverage of effective laboratory and border hospital services in Chui and Osh oblasts, through three project outputs: (i) capacity, quality, and networking of reference laboratories in Bishkek and Osh cities strengthened; (ii) laboratory services network based on continuous quality improvement in Chui and Osh oblasts (including Bishkek and Osh cities) developed, and (iii) patient care and biosafety capacity in hospitals in border area and high travel zones in Chui and Osh oblasts improved.