|Approval Date||17 Dec 1984|
|Signature Date||01 Jul 1985|
|Planned Completion Date||31 Mar 2000|
|Last Disbursement Planned Date||31 Mar 2000|
|Sovereign / Non-Sovereign||Sovereign|
|DAC Sector Code||12110|
The Second Rural Health Care Project has been designed to strengthen the delivery of health care to populations in rural areas of Malawi in line with the Five-Year Development Plan. The project supports the efforts of the Government in providing comprehensive rural health care in order to meet basic health needs identified in rural Malawi. It is intended to improve health facilities and train required qualified staff to man such facilities. The project will consist of the following components: (i) replacement of the existing Ntchisi district hospital; (ii) extension of the existing Blantyre School of Nursing and the Medical Assistants Training School with provisions of equipment and furniture; (iii) establishment of fourteen health sub-centres fully equipped and furnished; (iv) strengthening of communicable diseases programmes through provision ef equipment and supplies and re-training of staff; (v) strengthening of planning capabilities of the Ministry of Health through provision of scholarship for staff training.
The overall objective of this project is to improve the delivery of health care in rural areas of Malawi. This will achieved through replacement/extension of health facilities and training institutions, and support to communicable diseases programmes. Moreover, the project will enhance planning capabilities of the Ministry of Health.
The project will benefit to populations in rural areas of Malawi.
African Development Fund
Government Of Malawi
Ministry of Health & Population
|Last Update||19 Jan 2021|