Project ID: 35024

Chinese Government dispatches 31st Chinese medical team to Abu Ushar Friendship Hospital, Omdurman Friendship Hospital, and Ad-Damazin Friendship Hospital

Summary

Funding agency [Type]

Unspecified Chinese Government Institution [Government Agency]

Recipient

Sudan

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

2013

Completion

2015

2015-08-01

Actual

Geography

Description

The Chinese Government has been sending medical teams to Sudan every two years since April 1971. Shaanxi Province has been responsible for sending the teams.On 7 February 2013, Chinese Ambassador to Sudan, Luo Xiaoguang, and Sudan’s Minister of Health, Issam Ding, signed a protocol agreement dispatching the 31st medical team to Sudan. The 42-member team was stationed at the Abu Ushar Friendship Hospital, Omdurman Friendship Hospital, and Ad-Damazin Friendship Hospital, all of which were previously built with funding from the Chinese Government. The team completed its term of service between August 2013 and 2015. During a 2013 interview, the captain of the 31st medical team stated that the cumulative number of patients seen by all 31 Chinese medical teams in Sudan was 7.78 million. 250,000 of these patients were hospitalized and 160,000 patients received surgery.

Number of official sources

6

Number of unofficial sources

3

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Details

Cofinanced

No

Receiving agencies [Type]

Government of Sudan [Government Agency]

Implementing agencies [Type]

Sudan Federal Ministry of Health [Government Agency]