P-ZW-IBD-002

Project Details
ID: P-ZW-IBD-002 Name: RURAL HEALTH CENTRES Status: Closed Country: Zimbabwe
Sector: Social Approval date: 18-mar-1982 Task Manager: YOUSSOUF Mohamed Mahdi, OSHD3
Total cost: 9798000
Currency: UAC
Source(s) of financing
ADF: 8000000
Government: 1798000
Implementing Agency: GOVERNMENT OF ZIMBABWE MINISTRY OF FINANCE & ECON DEVELOPMENT

Objectives

The project seeks to support the Government's health sectors strategy system. It will help the Government to increase the rural population's accessibility to primary health care by establishing a network at rural health centres.

Description

The project which would be implemented over an eighteen month period would constitute the following components: 1) - 82 Rural Health Centres and 246 Staff Houses - construction, design andtender documents - equipment and furniture - vehicles and spare parts - supervision 2) - Project Implementation Unit (PIU) - Personnel

Benefits

The construction of a network of Health Centres is perfectly consistent and complementary to Government strategy which calls for an expanded and strengthened primary health care system. The project will contribute to the objective of providing preventive, curative, and rehabilitative services to a majority of the rural population.

Rational

The Project is technically feasible, economically viable and socially desirable. It consititues a big interest for the rural population and will help the Government to decentralize the national health system.