Mauritius - Support to National Health Plan Project

Project Summary

Approval Date 05 Dec 2001
Signature Date 01 Aug 2002
Planned Completion Date 31 Dec 2008
Last Disbursement Planned Date 31 Dec 2007
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Social
DAC Sector Code 12110
Commitment U.A 17,054,396.32
Status Cancelled

Project General Description

The Support to the National Health Plan has been designed to upgrade and strengthen the health care delivery system in line with Government policy. It’s an operation to assist the Government of Mauritius to improve tertiary health care services in the five regions, enhance the quality of available human resources and intensify health promotion programme to alleviate the high prevalence of non-communicable diseases. The project is part of the strategic framework for sustainable implementation of the National Health Plan (NHP) designed to improve and sustain the quality of life in Mauritius through strengthened health care delivery system. The project focuses on Upgrading of Dr A.G. Jeetoo Hospital, and capacity building and health promotion throughout the country. When completed it should enable the health delivery system to provide curative, supportive and promotive services to women, children, youths and the elderly. Staff productivity and patient care should be enhanced through improved working environment and health facilities.

Project Objectives

The sector goal is to improve and sustain the quality of life in Mauritius through strengthened health care delivery system. The project objective is to contribute towards the improvement of health status in Mauritius through upgrading of Dr Jeetoo Hospital, capacity building and effective health promotion activities.


The major beneficiaries of the project are the most needy people whose demand for public health care (on account of their poverty and disability) is the highest. These groups of poor people, the women, children, men as well the elderly population within the region should be the recipients of an efficient and well-equipped hospital. Other beneficiaries include outpatients and inpatients, the cadres of health personnel whose professional skills in specialised diseases should be improved through capacity building; and the general public, whose awareness of disease and preventive measures are crucial to the overall reduction of non-communicable diseases.

Participating Organization

African Development Bank
Nigerian Trust Fund
Government Of Mauritius
Ministry of Health & Quality of Life
Government of Mauritius


IATI identifier 46002-P-MU-IB0-001
Last Update 22 Mar 2023


Contact Details

Name MUCHENJE Walter

Geographic Location

Country Mauritius
Coordinates Location Name
-20.3 57.58333 Mauritius