Urban Public and Environmental Health Sector Development Program

Country : Bangladesh

Assignment Location: All six cities of Bangladesh

Name of the assignment: Supplementary TA on Urban Public and Environmental Health Sector Development Program

Name of Client:  Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Duration of assignment : 11(eleven)  months 

Status: Completed

Professional Experts/Staff provided by Your Organization:

No of Experts: 03

No of Staff: 10

No of person-Months: 15

Start Date(Month/Year) : November,  2009- Completion Date(Month/Year): September, 2010

Name of the associated Consultants, if any: IPE Global (Pvt.) Ltd. India. and Commitment Consultants

Objectives of the Project:

Bangladesh government signed a contract with ADB to develop a program on urban public health and environment sector development with the budget of $ 130 million. Maximum portion of the budget allocation has been kept for solid and health care waste management. Commitment Consultants, as a partner organization of IPE (India), was assigned to provide its expert input on the planned components of the project

Detail Description of Actual Services Provided by CC’s Experts and Staff:

CC in association with IPE provided Technical Assistance to ADB for UPEHSD program. Following were the main activities:

  • Reviewed the relevant policies, act and rules;
  • Reviewed the current situation of solid and healthcare waste management;
  • Reviewed the institutional, financial, human resource, occupational health safety, CDM applicability and provide guideline in these sectors;
  • Guideline to implement the acts and rules;
  • Developed the working model
  • Provided the typical engineering models for Secondary transfer station and sanitary landfill;

Submitted the inception report, midterm report, three workshop reports and final report.