Technical Assistance-Improved Integration of Disabled Persons into Society

Country

:

Turkey
EuropeAid

:

131054/D/SER/TR
Start Year

:

2013

End Year

:

2015
Beneficiary

:

Ministry of Family and Social Policies
Consortium

:

Archidata (IT), ANKON Consulting (TR), Activa (NL), Beyazay Dernegi (TR)
Budget

:

980.00 €
Financing

:

EC – European Commission
Working Area

:

Health
Service Area

:

Communication and Event Management, Grant Scheme Support, Technical Assistance, Training & Capacity Building, Project Planning and Management

This contract aims at strengthening the institutional capacity of the Ministry of Family and Social Policies’ General Directorate of Services for Disabled Persons and Elderly (DG), and civil society organisations (CSOs) operating in the disability field and social inclusion of vulnerable groups.
In the scope of the contract, ANKON provides the local project management as well as provision of experts and support staff.
The following services are given;

  • Training on disability, social inclusion of vulnerable groups, etc. will be delivered to the relevant CSOs,
  • Projects in the context of a grant scheme will be monitored by site visits,
  • Training on grant project implementation, preparation of final report will be delivered to the grant beneficiaries,
  • Assistance to grant beneficiaries on procurement of supplies, implementation procedures, contract amendments, report writing, etc. The grant projects will be monitored by a Web-based online monitoring tool called the monitoring information system (MIS). The consultant will make the fully operational MIS through the pre-established project website,
  • Study tours for staff from the DG will be arranged in order to benefit from the best practices of the EU Member States in the field of disability. The consultant will assist the DG in the preparation and dissemination of the GAP analysis report in the field of disability in the wake of the completion of the study visits,
  • Training programme on project management for the DG (PCU) staff in order to strengthen capacity and improve project management skills of the DG (PCU) staff members will be arranged,
  • Dissemination and publicity activities will be held.

Technical Assistance on Strengthening the Blood Supply System

Country

:

Turkey
EuropeAid

:

129356/D/SER/TR
Start Year

:

2011
End Year

:

2013
Beneficiary

:

Ministry of Health
Consortium

:

GFA Consulting Group, Sanquin, Ankon, Hemosoft
Budget

:

2 219 00 €
Financing

:

European Commission
Working Area

:

Health
Service Area

:

Technical Assistance, Training & Capacity Building

This project was realised by making a systematic and detailed analysis of the gap between the current legislation in Turkey and EU and preparing the additional legislation accordingly; collecting and analysing databy reviewing the existing system at province and district level; developing a reorganisation plan for the bloodbanking and transfusion system; developing a national guideline for blood banking and transfusion; delivering training to staff and professionals; producing data sets for the application software which will be developed inthe supply component.

Health Financing Study – Ministry of Health Azerbaijan

Country

:

Azerbaijan
EuropeAid

:

Start Year

:

2004
End Year

:

2005
Beneficiary

:

Azerbaijan Ministry of Health
Consortium

:

G&G Consulting, ANKON (TR), HIC (AUT)
Budget

:

Financing

:

The World Bank
Working Area

:

Health
Service Area

:

Strategy, Planning and Implementation, Sector Analysis and Market Studies

ANKON was responsible to provide consultancy to the Ministry of Health of Azerbaijan for equal and effective allocation of labor and resources, health financing and organization of services efficiently. The overall goal of the consortium that ANKON was a partner; was to develop options for a comprehensive reform of the health financing system, including revenue collection, pooling of funds, purchasing of services, resource allocation mechanisms, policy on benefits and patient cost sharing, and associated legal, organizational and institutional arrangements.

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Insurance Strategy Development and Planning Services for Ihlas Life Insurance

Country

:

Turkey
EuropeAid

:

Start Year

:

1999
End Year

:

2000
Beneficiary

:

İhlas Life Insurance
Consortium

:

ANKON
Budget

:

Financing

:

İhlas Life Insurance
Working Area

:

Health, SMEs and Private Sector Development
Service Area

:

Strategy, Planning and Implementation

ANKON has developed a new approach and strategy for İhlas Life Insurance’s Health Care Insurance System that will reduce health costs, improve health status, and increase satisfaction of membership.

Health Project- Project and Financial Management Services

Country

:

Turkmenistan
EuropeAid

:

Start Year

:

1998
End Year

:

1999
Beneficiary

:

Ministry of Health and Medical Industry of Turkmenisan
Consortium

:

ANKON
Budget

:

Financing

:

Ministry of Health and Medical Industry of Turkmenisan
Working Area

:

Health
Service Area

:

Project Planning and Management

Financial and Accounting Management System has been designed and set-up for the Turkmenistan Health Project. Technical assistance has been provided in developing software appropriate for the accounting and financial reporting in accordance with the requirements of the World Bank. Financial, accounting, disbursement staff of PCU has been trained on the financial management procedures. Also, on-the-Job Training Program has been designed and delivered for the Accounting Officer of the Turkmenistan Health Project; and a Manual has been developed in accordance with the Financial and Accounting Management System designed by ANKON.

LUKMAN Health Reform Program Project Management Training Services – The Ministry of Health and Medical Industry of Turkmenistan

Country

:

Turkmenistan
EuropeAid

:

Start Year

:

1996
End Year

:

1996
Beneficiary

:

Turkmenistan Ministry of Health
Consortium

:

ANKON
Budget

:

Financing

:

TICA/WHO-EURO
Working Area

:

Public Sector Development, Health
Service Area

:

Training & Capacity Building

A tailor made training program/workshop was developed and conducted for the LUKMAN Health Reform Program of MOH of Turkmenistan, on Project Planning, Management and Implementation issues. The Project has been supported by Turkish International Cooperation Agency (TICA) and World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe (WHO-EURO).

MANAS – Project Management Training Services – The Ministry of Health of Kyrgyzstan

Country

:

Kyrgyzstan
EuropeAid

:

Start Year

:

1995
End Year

:

1995
Beneficiary

:

Ministry of Health of Kyrgyzstan
Consortium

:

ANKON
Budget

:

Financing

:

TICA/WHO-EURO
Working Area

:

Public Sector Development, Health
Service Area

:

Training & Capacity Building

A tailor made training program/workshop was developed and conducted for the MANAS Project of MOH of Kyrgyzstan, on Project Planning, Management and Implementation issues. The trainees were chosen from the MOH and neighboring countries. The Project has been supported by Turkish International Cooperation Agency (TICA) and World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe (WHO-EURO).

Consultancy Services for Health Reforms and Institutional Development Advisory Services

Country

:

Turkey
EuropeAid

:

Start Year

:

1994
End Year

:

1998
Beneficiary

:

Turkish Ministry of Health
Consortium

:

ANKON
Budget

:

Financing

:

The World Bank
Working Area

:

Health
Service Area

:

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.

Consultancy Services for Turkish Health Sector Master Plan Study

Country

:

Turkey
EuropeAid

:

Start Year

:

1989
End Year

:

1991
Beneficiary

:

State Planning Organization
Consortium

:

Price Waterhouse (UK), ANKON (TR)
Budget

:

Financing

:

State Planning Organization
Working Area

:

Public Sector Development, Health
Service Area

:

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.