Project ID: 30803

Chinese Government provides $11 million grant for Gatundu Level IV Hospital Expansion Project

Commitment amount

$ 10688280.57

Constant 2017 USD

Summary

Funding agency [Type]

China Ministry of Commerce [Government Agency]

Recipient

Kenya

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

2013

Completion

2016

2016-03-16

Actual

Geography

Description

August 13, 2013, construction was launched for a Chinese-funded expansion to a Gatundu District Hospital (卡通都医院), Gatundu Level IV Hospital, in Kenya. The 5300 square meter expansion includes a modern medical wing with five-floors, four elevators, outpatient services, an emergency department, 12 ICU beds, 84 beds, medical laboratory, maternity unit, operating theater, wards, and several units of medical equipment, including CT scanners and X-ray scanners. The assistance by China is in response to a request by President Kenyatta in 2011, and is estimated to cost 11 million USD. Construction started August 13, 2013 and was completed March 16, 2016 (Liu Xianfa attended the handover ceremony).

Number of official sources

5

Number of unofficial sources

7

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Details

Cofinanced

No

Receiving agencies [Type]

Gatundu District Hospital [Other]; Government of Kenya [Government Agency]