Consultancy Services for Health Reforms and Institutional Development Advisory Services

Country

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Turkey
EuropeAid

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Start Year

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1994
End Year

:

1998
Beneficiary

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Turkish Ministry of Health
Consortium

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ANKON
Budget

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Financing

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The World Bank
Working Area

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Health
Service Area

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Institution Building and Restructuring

ANKON was commissioned by the Ministry of Health Project Coordination Unit (MOH-PCU) to provide advisory services for the Government’s Health Reform and institutional Development program under the First Health Project, co-financed by the World Bank and the Government. The services covered

  • The restructuring of health financing system;
  • Introduction of a new Health Insurance Scheme, including the coordination between existing schemes;
  • Development of laws and procedures required for implementation;
  • Development of a computerized National Health Information Scheme;
  • Decentralization and management development of state hospitals;
  • Improvement of health service delivery system and introduction of family physician system;
  • Reorganization and institutional development of Ministry of Health
  • Management development for the key health personnel at the central Ministry and provincial organization.

Technical assistance services were provided for the preparation of bidding documents for consulting, surveys, information technology, etc. in accordance with World Bank procedures and guidelines; taking part in the evaluation of the tenders.

Strategic Planning and Institutional Development for ORMA A.Ş.

Country

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Turkey
EuropeAid

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Start Year

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1993
End Year

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1993
Beneficiary

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ORMA
Consortium

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ANKON
Budget

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Financing

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Orman Mahsülleri İntegre Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş.
Working Area

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SMEs and Private Sector Development
Service Area

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Strategy, Planning and Implementation

ANKON has provided consultancy to ORMA with Price Waterhouse for Strategic Planning and Institutional Reorganization of this leading industrial corporation specialized in Forestry Products

Financial Planning Services for PELKA A.Ş.

Country

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Turkey
EuropeAid

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Start Year

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1993
End Year

:

1993
Beneficiary

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PELKA Electro-Mechanical and Energy Systems A.Ş.
Consortium

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ANKON
Budget

:

Financing

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PELKA Electro-Mechanical and Energy Systems A.Ş.
Working Area

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SMEs and Private Sector Development
Service Area

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Institution Building and Restructuring

Pelka has been the second largest private sector company in the electro-mechanical and energy systems in Turkey. Along with its large contracting businesses, it has also established a plant for the production of high-tech electro-mechanical devices totally developed by Pelka, and the international patent has been obtained and registered universally.
ANKON has assisted in the development of a New Financial Planning System, including Financial Planning, Cash Budgeting, Cash Flow Controls, Treasury Management and Financial Policy.

International Project Planning and Implementation Technical Assistance Services

Country

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Albania, Bulgaria, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, FRY Macedonia, Latvia, Poland, Russian Federation and Bangladesh
EuropeAid

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Start Year

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1992
End Year

:

2000
Beneficiary

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The World Bank and above-mentioned governments
Consortium

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ANKON
Budget

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Financing

:

The World Bank
Working Area

:

Public Sector Development
Service Area

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Technical Assistance

ANKON provided consulting services related to the preparation of Project Implementation Plan (PIP), Project Operations Manual (POM) and Organization Manual (OM), and also costing of projects during the pre-appraisal/appraisal of projects funded by the World Bank in several countries including Albania, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, FRY Macedonia, Latvia, Poland, Russian Federation and Bangladesh. The project also included providing advice for both the Bank and the governments on project implementation issues.

Technical Assistance for Financial and Accounting Systems Analysis and Computerized Financial Information Systems Strategy -Turkish Standards Institution

Country

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Turkey
EuropeAid

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Start Year

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1990
End Year

:

1990
Beneficiary

:

Turkish Standards Institution
Consortium

:

Price Waterhouse Coopers, ANKON
Budget

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Financing

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The World Bank
Working Area

:

Public Sector Development
Service Area

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Institution Building and Restructuring

ANKON was assigned jointly by the TSI and the World Bank to review the financial statements of the Turkish Standards Institution; to analyze its financial structure, accounting policies and operations from the point of Generally Accepted Accounting Policies towards a more commercially oriented Institution. The assignment constituted a part of the Turkish Technology Project Loan provided jointly by the Government of Japan and the IBRD.

ANKON developed recommendations for the improvement of TSI’s current accounting and financial management systems, designed a broad strategic plan for computerization of TSI management information systems, developed recommendations for organizational rationalization, and an implementation plan to fulfill TSI’s long term development plans in line with the Technology Loan objectives.

Consultancy Services for Turkish Health Sector Master Plan Study

Country

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Turkey
EuropeAid

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Start Year

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1989
End Year

:

1991
Beneficiary

:

State Planning Organization
Consortium

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Price Waterhouse (UK), ANKON (TR)
Budget

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Financing

:

State Planning Organization
Working Area

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Public Sector Development, Health
Service Area

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Sector Analysis and Market Studies, Strategy, Planning and Implementation

ANKON, together with Price Waterhouse (London), were commissioned to undertake the Turkish Health Sector Master Plan Study. ANKON was selected for the Study out of more than 30 firms all over the world, for its technical merit and strong local support. The study involved the Description of the Current Situation of the Health Sector in Turkey, Developing and Recommending to the Government, Strategy Options for the achievement of Health Targets for the short, medium and long term; and Development of Implementation Plans for the selected option.
The Study covered the evaluation of Planning and Policies in the Health Sector; assessment of Service Delivery (in all major medical areas); Health Finance and Costs; Health Personnel; Education and Training; Organization and Management of the Sector; Health Infrastructure (including Vehicles, 
Architecture, Medical Equipment and Pharmaceuticals); Health Tourism; Accounting Systems and Management Information Systems. 

Privatization of Petkim (Turkish Petrochemicals Corp.) – Prime Ministry, Privatization Administration

Country

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Turkey
EuropeAid

:

Start Year

:

1988
End Year

:

1989
Beneficiary

:

Petkim Petrokimya A.Ş.
Consortium

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Samuel Montagu (UK), Türk Ekonomi Bankası (TR), Price Waterhouse (UK), John Brown (UK), ANKON (TR)
Budget

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Financing

:

Petkim Petrokimya A.Ş.
Working Area

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Public Sector Development
Service Area

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Institution Building and Restructuring

ANKON was commissioned as the Turkish Management Consulting Firm assisting Price Waterhouse Management Consultants (London), to identify, develop and implement an Institutional Strengthening Program for Petkim – the Petrochemical Holdings Corp. – and for its subsidiaries, ALPET and YARPET Complexes for Privatization. The assignment covered developing and implementing improved Marketing Management, effective Financial Information / Decision Support Systems and an efficient Organization and Management structure to increase Petkim’s international competitiveness and to attract better options for Privatization. We also worked closely with Samuel Montagu (London), Türkiye Ekonomi Bankası (Istanbul) and John Brown (London) on this assignment.

Privatization of Turban A.Ş. (Turkish Tourism Enterprises Inc.) -Prime Ministry, Privatization Administration

Country

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Turkey
EuropeAid

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Start Year

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1987
End Year

:

1988
Beneficiary

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Prime Ministry Housing Development and Public Participation Fund Administration
Consortium

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Morgan Grenfell & Co. (UK), Tekstilbank (TR), ANKON (TR)
Budget

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Financing

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Prime Ministry Housing Development and Public Participation Fund Administration
Working Area

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Public Sector Development
Service Area

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Institution Building and Restructuring

ANKON has rendered services together with Morgan Grenfell & Co. (London) and Tekstilbank (Istanbul) which were retained by the Prime Ministry Housing Development and Public Participation Fund Administration,These services included providing consultancy for the Privatization of the Tourism Establishments of T.C. Tourism Bank. In this capacity ANKON was responsible for: formulating strategies of sales, evaluating the Replacement Values of the Assets to be privatized and assisting in the sales implementation stage.