|Title:||Programme Budget matters: Programme Budget 2016–2017: Implementation and mid-term review|
|Authors:||World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia|
|Publisher:||World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia|
|Place of publication:||New Delhi|
|Abstract:||This working paper provides information on the implementation status of the Programme Budget 2016–2017. It covers both the technical and financial aspects of implementation. The approved Programme Budget for the WHO South-East Asia Region for the period 2016–2017 is US$ 365.1 million. Of this, US$ 282.9 million is the Base Budget, US$ 77 million for polio and US$ 5.2 million for Outbreak and Crisis Response (OCR). The revised (allocated) Programme Budget as on 8 August 2017 is US$ 374.4 million. The Operational Budget as per approved workplans is US$ 358.6 million. The total available resources as on 8 August 2017 are US$ 341.7 million, out of which US$ 340.5 million have been distributed. Implementation (expenditure) stands at US$ 234.4 million, which is 63% of the allocated Budget and 69% of the distributed resources. Utilization of funds (encumbrances plus expenditure) stands at US$ 269 million, which is 72% of the allocated Budget and 79% of the distributed resources. The attached working paper was presented to the Subcommittee on Policy and Programme Development and Management (SPPDM) for its review and recommendations. The recommendations made by the Subcommittee for consideration by the Seventieth Session of the Regional Committee are: Actions by WHO (1) Continue to monitor technical and financial implementation and further intensify the resource mobilization efforts to minimize the funding gaps. (2) Finalize the 2018–2019 workplans and start early implementation. Integrate WHO’s “Value for Money” concept which contains key dimensions of economy, efficiency, effectiveness, equity and ethics, while preparing the 2018-2019 workplans and costing of outputs, project management and Key Performance Indicators. (3) Provide updates to the Regional Committee on the technical and financial monitoring and resource mobilization situation. (4) Provide guidance and support to Member States on strengthening resource mobilization and programme prioritization efforts. This working paper and the SPPDM recommendations are submitted to the Seventieth Session of the WHO Regional Committee for South-East Asia for its consideration.|
|Gov't Doc #:||SEA/RC70/4|
|Appears in Collections:||Regional Committee Meeting 70 Maldives, 6-10 September 2017|
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