Chinese Government provides $7.28 million grant for Teshie General Hospital Construction Project
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Funding agency [Type]
China Ministry of Commerce [Government Agency]
Health (Code: 120)
On January 5, 2009, the Chinese Government provided a $7.28 million grant to the Government of Ghana for for Teshie General Hospital Construction project. The total cost of the project was $13 million, with the additional funding coming from the Government of Ghana. This project involved the construction of a 100-bed comprehensive hospital that is located in the west of Teshie City. China Geo-Engineering Corporation was the contractor responsible for implementation. A groundbreaking ceremony took place on April 29, 2009. Construction began in April 2009 and ended in October 2010. The project was officially completed and handed over to the authorities on December 21, 2010. Media reports suggest that Teshie General Hospital was understaffed and in poor condition as of 2012.
Some unofficial sources report the face value of the grant commitment $7.5 million; however, AidData uses the $7.28 million figure provided by an official source. This project is also known as the Lekma Hospital Construction Project or the China-Ghana Friendship Hospital Construction Project. The Chinese project title is 我援加纳综合医院项目 or 加纳综合医院项目.
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Receiving agencies [Type]
Government of Ghana [Government Agency]
Implementing agencies [Type]
China Geo-Engineering Corporation (CGC) [State-owned Company]