Chinese Government provides RMB 70 million grant for Ad-Damazin Friendship Hospital Construction Project (Linked to #47332)
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Funding agency [Type]
China Ministry of Commerce [Government Agency]
Health (Code: 120)
Around 2008, the Chinese Ministry of Commerce provided an RMB 70 million grant to the Government of Sudan for the Ad-Damazin Friendship Hospital Construction Project. The Ad-Damazin Friendship Hospital Construction Project involved the construction of a 88-bed hospital in the city of Ad-Damazin (الدمازين), which is the capital city of Blue Nile State. On 14 April 2008, the China Urban Construction Design and Research Institute's Overseas Project Department and the Sudan Federal Ministry of Health signed a design contract for this hospital. were the main contractors responsible for implementation. Qingjian Group and China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) built the hospital. China National Pharmaceutical Foreign Trade Corporation also provided and installed medical equipment for the hospital. A groundbreaking ceremony was held on 30 August 2009, and the hospital was handed over to the Sudanese government on 29 September 2011. Then, on 12 July 2012 Sudan's Vice President, Ali Osman Mohammed Taha, officially inaugurated the Sudanese Chinese Friendship Hospital in Blue Nile State.This hospital was one of 30 general hospitals built across Africa as part of an initiative launched at the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC).
This project is also known as the Damazin General Hospital Construction Project. The Chinese project title is 我援苏丹达马津医院项目 or 苏丹达马津医院项目 or 援苏丹达马津综合医院项目 or 达马津医院. The Arabic project title is مستشفى الدمازين العام.
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Receiving agencies [Type]
Government of Sudan [Government Agency]
Implementing agencies [Type]
China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) [State-owned Company]; China National Pharmaceutical Group Corporation (Sinopharm) [State-owned Company]; China Urban Construction Design & Research Institute [Other]; Qingjian Group Co., Ltd (CNQC) [Private Sector]; Sudan Federal Ministry of Health [Government Agency]