Project ID: 30274

China donates cholera medication worth 1 million Yuan to Sierra Leone

Commitment amount

$ 161446.2816

Constant 2017 USD

Summary

Funding agency [Type]

Unspecified Chinese Government Institution [Government Agency]

Recipient

Sierra Leone

Sector

Health (Code: 120)

Flow type

Grant

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

Completion (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Pledge

Commitment

Implementation

Completion

Suspended

Cancelled

Milestones

Commitment year

2012

Completion

2012

2012-12-04

Actual

Description

In August 2012, the Chinese Ambassador to Sierra Leone, Kuang Weilin, on behalf of the Chinese government, signed an exchange of letters with the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sierra Leone to donate a batch of cholera drugs to Sierra Leone. The Head of Political Section and Spokesperson of the Chinese Embassy , Xu Zhou, said the embassy was closely following the cholera situation in the country and was deeply concerned about the development. All Africa, a media outlet, reported that the drugs are worth 1 million Yuan. In December 2012, the hand-over ceremony of the drugs took place at the Central Medical Store in Freetown. Fan Xiaodong, the Political Counsellor of the Chinese embassy signed the certificate with the First Deputy Minister of Health and Sanitation.

Number of official sources

2

Number of unofficial sources

2

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Details

Cofinanced

No

Implementing agencies [Type]

Chinese Embassy [Government Agency]; Government of Sierra Leone [Government Agency]