Project ID: 1792

China agrees to train medical and technical personnel from Liberia personnel in China

Summary

Funding agency [Type]

Unspecified Chinese Government Institution [Government Agency]

Recipient

Liberia

Sector

Health (Code: 120)

Flow type

Free-standing technical assistance

Concessional

Yes

Category

Intent

Development (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Commercial

Development

Representational

Mixed

Financial Flow Classification

ODA-like (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Official Development Assistance

Other Official Flows

Vague (Official Finance)

Flows categorized based on OECD-DAC guidelines

Project lifecycle

Status

Implementation (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Pledge

Commitment

Implementation

Completion

Suspended

Cancelled

Milestones

Commitment year

2011

Geography

Description

In March of 2011, Chinese Ambassador to Liberia Zhou Yuxiao announced that his government had begun reconstruction work on a new health ministry, and that China was also prepared to send five technicians and train 25 medical and technical personnel in China as obligations under the Tripartite Memorandum of Understanding signed with the Liberian and Egyptian governments. The Memorandum of Understanding was signed on February 1, 2011, on trilateral cooperation between Egypt, China and Liberia regarding running the Tappita Hospital in Liberia. It has been reported that 25 Chinese experts are in Liberia to jumpstart the management of the hospital.

Number of official sources

3

Number of unofficial sources

3

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Details

Cofinanced

No

Receiving agencies [Type]

Government of Liberia [Government Agency]