Health Infrastructure Development Program (HiDP), Tanzania

Project short name: TAN-01-01
Time frame: 03/2005 - 10/2006
Country: Tanzania
Region: Tanga

Client: URF Architects
Financing agency: KfW Entwicklungsbank (KfW development bank)


Project description:

Within the framework of the German-Tanzanian Development Cooperation, the German Government supports the efforts of the United Republic of Tanzania to improve the health infrastructure. The main objective of this program is to contribute towards the enhancement of public health service delivery in the Tanga Region (Border to Kenya) through improved health infrastructure (Date: 2006). Among others foreseen measures, it included the planning and supervision of building construction and rehabilitation, medical and non-medical supplies and the support of permanent and sustainable maintenance planning for investment measures. In total 6 existing hospitals and up to 7 existing health centers were rehabilitated, including the medical and non-medical waste management and disposal as well as the improvement of the sewage and storm water drainage and treatment system.

The envisaged program also included the set up of a HCW management strategy and development plan for the entire district Tanga as well as accompanying measurements as the training of the trainers.

Services provided by ETLog Health EnviroTech & Logistics:

  • Rapid assessment of the actual environmental health situation in the health sector of Tanga;
  • Need assessment for infrastructure and equipment;
  • Design of an adapted development plan for liquid and solid waste from health facilities;
  • Tendering of needed equipment and needed infrastructure measures;
  • Set up of the new waste management concept;
  • Training of multiplier and hospital staff;
  • Support of the hospitals during the implementation phase;
  • Coordination of the activities with other donor programs;
  • Evaluation of the set up systems;

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