Chinese Government provides RMB 317 million grant for Niamey General Referral Hospital Construction Project
Constant 2017 USD
Funding agency [Type]
China Ministry of Commerce [Government Agency]
Health (Code: 120)
In 2013, China’s Ministry of Commerce reportedly committed RMB 317 million of grant funding for the Niamey General Referral Hospital Construction Project (See: 尼日尔综合医院全景图). This project involved the construction of a general referral hospital with 500 beds on a 16 hectare plot of land in northern Niamey (See: 尼日尔综合医院全景图). The hospital was designed to provided a wide array of in-patient and out-patient services, including emergency services, cardiology services, and laboratory services. It includes 16 operation rooms, a blood bank, and imaging facilities. It will equally serve as a medical training center and will provide both in-patient and out-patient services.Beijing Urban Construction Group was the contractor responsible for implementation (See: 尼日尔综合医院全景图 and Aid program of Niger general hospital held completion ceremony). On 1 October, 2013, a project commencement ceremony took place (See: 中国援尼日尔综合医院开工仪式在尼亚美举行). An inauguration ceremony for the hospital was held on 2 August, 2016, and it was attended by China's Ambassador to Niger, Shi Hu, as well as the head of Niger's Parliament, Ousseini Tini, heads of public institutions, ministers, members of parliament and representatives of diplomatic corps in Niamey (See: 驻尼日尔大使石虎出席中国政府援尼500床综合医院竣工仪式). The hospital was put into use on 30 November, 2017 (See: 商务部合作局代表团回访援尼日尔医院). The Niamey General Referral Hospital is reportedly the largest and most modern referral hospital in West Africa.
- The French project title is l'Hôpital général de Référence or Hôpital de Référence de Niamey. - The Chinese project title is 尼日尔综合医院项目 or 尼日尔综合医院全.- One source indicates that the Chinese Government provided RMB 450 million of funding for this project (See: Niger : réalisation prochaine d'importants projets financés par la Chine).
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Receiving agencies [Type]
Government of Niger [Government Agency]
Implementing agencies [Type]
Beijing Urban Construction Group Co., Ltd. [State-owned Company]; Government of Niger [Government Agency]