The objective of the project is to handover public health facilities to credible health management organizations to efficiently operate and maintain the facilities. Improve health care facilities for in-patients and out-patient services.
Government of Sindh has contracted out government health facilities across the province, including District Headquarters (DHQs), Taluqa Headquarters (THQs) and Regional Health Centers (RHCs). The government awarded the performance based management and services contracts to the nationally and internationally accredited organizations. The transparent process was concluded with the assistance of the Public Private Partnership (PPP) Node of Health Department and signing of the Management Contracting Out agreements executed in March 2015 with a term of 10 years. In the first phase agreements were with five organizations for the following regions in Sindh:
|i.||DHQ Badin (Dist; Badin)|
|ii.||Rural Health Centers All (except RHCs at Thatta and Sujawal), THQ Nawabshah, Larkana and Naushero Feroze|
|iii.||Sindh Ambulance Service (All Districts) Starting with District Thatta and Sujawal.|
|iv.||RHCs/ THQ/ DHQ Thatta, Sujawal|
|v.||Bin Qasim, Gadap Town (All Units), DHQ Khairpur|
The organizations have agreed to perform on the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and their performance will be measured and assessed by the third party monitoring mechanism. The Partner Entity will also be responsible for ensuring the availability of basic equipment, furniture and fixture in line with the services provided by the Unit/ Facility.
Management Contract - operational budget disbursement to private party
The PPP Policy Board in its 12th meeting held on 12th September 2014 under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Sindh, approved the private partner solicitation for the Project.
Subsequently, the PPP Policy Board in its 16th meeting held on 15th June 2015 approved the preferred bidders for Performance Based Management Contracts.
The Health Department, through open competitive bidding awarded in 2015 the performance based management contracts with following private partners:
The DHQ Badin Hospital is under operational phase. Whereas, the contract with HANDS and MERF had been extended for six (06) months from 18th August 2021 to 18th February 2022. The agreement with IHS has been terminated as of 2nd October 2021. The agreement with Aman Healthcare services auto-terminated in 2021.