Project ID: 34927

Chinese Government dispatches 13th medical team to Nyangabgwe Referral Hospital and Princess Marina Hospital

Commitment amount

$ 21864.94889

Constant 2017 USD

Summary

Funding agency [Type]

Unspecified Chinese Government Institution [Government Agency]

Recipient

Botswana

Sector

Health (Code: 120)

Flow type

Free-standing technical assistance

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

2011

Implementation

2012

2012-03-04

Actual start

Completion

2015

2015-01-22

Actual

Geography

Description

The Chinese Government has been sending medical teams to Botswana since 1981. Fujian Province has been responsible for sending the teams. On October 28, 2011, the Chinese Government and the Government of Botswana signed a protocol agreement, officially dispatching the 13th medical team to Botswana. The 13th medical team consisted of 46 members (including medical professionals and support staff) who were stationed at Nyangabgwe Referral Hospital in the city of Francistown and Princess Marina Hospital in the city of Gaborone. The team, which included anaesthetists, urologists, obstetricians, gynaecologists, acupuncturists, completed its term of service between March 4, 2012 and January 22, 2015. The current team also reportedly committed to donate approximately P140,000 worth of medical equipment.

Number of official sources

5

Number of unofficial sources

13

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Details

Cofinanced

No

Receiving agencies [Type]

Government of Botswana [Government Agency]