Malawi - Rural Health Care Project III (RHCP III)

Project Summary

Approval Date 08 Nov 2000
Signature Date 26 Mar 2001
Planned Completion Date 30 Apr 2007
Last Disbursement Planned Date 30 Jun 2007
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Social
DAC Sector Code 12110
Environmental Category 2
Commitment U.A 8,197,668.36
Status Completion

Project General Description

The present intervention relates to the Rural Health Care Project III. It’s designed to increase and strengthen Health infrastructures in the five districts of Mchinji, Nkhotakota, Phalombe, Ntchisi and Salima. The project comprises four (04) components which are: I) Improved Primary Care Infrastructure; II) Human Resources Development and Management Capacity Building; III) Control of the Spread of HIV/AIDS; and IV) Project Management.

Project Objectives

The objective of the project was to increase access to health care as well as enhance quality of care for rural communities.


The primary beneficiaries of the project are the rural population in the five districts of Mchinji, Nkhotakota, Phalombe, Ntchisi and Salima. Secondary beneficiaries include the Planning Department of the MOHP, the District Health Offices as well as the laboratories of 4 district hospitals and the Lilongwe Central Hospital and their respective staff.

Participating Organization

African Development Fund
Government Of Malawi
Ministry of Health & Population


IATI identifier 46002-P-MW-IB0-004
Last Update 19 Jan 2021


Contact Details

Geographic Location

Country Malawi