Project ID: 34502

Chinese Government provides $4.35 million grant for Jamhuriat Hospital Renovation Project (Linked Project ID #34498, #69992, #69993, #54775)

Commitment amount

$ 9197828.027

Constant 2017 USD

Summary

Funding agency [Type]

Unspecified Chinese Government Institution [Government Agency]

Recipient

Afghanistan

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

Estimated.

2003

Completion

2009

2009-08-16

Actual

Geography

Description

In 2003, the Chinese Government provided a $4.35 million grant for the Jamhuriat Hospital Renovation Project in Kabul. The project involved the reconstruction of approximately 6,000-7,000 square meters of the hospital, the installation of medical examination facilities such as CT-scans and X-rays, the provision of electrocardiogram and blood test instruments, and the installation of an air-conditioning system. China Railway Shisiju Group Corporation, which is also known as China Railway 14th Bureau Group Co., Ltd., and China National Complete Plant Import Export Corporation (COMPLANT) were the contractors responsible for project implementation. This project was launched on August 2, 2003. However, the hospital building collapsed in July 2004 during the construction process, killing 6 construction workers and injuring at least 30 others. The construction restarted from March 2007 and the opening ceremony was held on August 16, 2009.This project is part of the $150 million donation in 2002 (#34498).

Additional details

The Chinese project title is 阿富汗共和国医院维修项目.” According to 'Foundation Stone of China-funded Hospital Building Laid in Kabul', the project is different than project #69993, which was construction on the main hospital building.

Number of official sources

10

Number of unofficial sources

7

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Details

Cofinanced

No

Receiving agencies [Type]

Government of Afghanistan [Government Agency]

Implementing agencies [Type]

Afghanistan Jamhuriat Hospital [Other]; China National Complete Plant Import & Export Corporation Group (COMPLANT) [State-owned Company]; China Railway 14th Bureau Group Co., Ltd. (CRCC14) [State-owned Company]