Feasibility Study – Improvement of Dr. Wahidin Hospital, Makassar, Indonesia

Project short name: IND-01-01
Time frame: 01/2005 - 04/2005
Country: Indonesia
Region: Makassar

Client: EPOS Health Consultants GmbH
Financing agency: KfW Entwicklungsbank (KfW Development bank)


Project description:

On behalf of the Dr. Wahidin Sudirohusodo Hospital, Makassar, a Class A teaching hospital affiliated to Hasanuddin University, the Indonesian Ministry of Health submitted a draft project proposal to the KfW Development Bank in January 2004 to improve the quality of the hospital's services. The project components, which are anticipated to lead to improved quality and an expandedrange of medical care, include

  • infrastructure development
  • procurement of equipment
  • systems development and training (increased cost-effectiveness; infection prevention; hospital information system)
  • improvement of teaching capacity (medical teaching centre)

The project proposal of Dr. Wahidin Hospital has been considered suitable to be followed-up by German Financial Cooperation. During the inter-governmental consultations in May 2004 an amount of Euro 10 million was earmarked for the planned project.In order to appraise the project, KfW has commissioned EPOS Heath Consultants (lead) and Mediconsult Planning and Consulting Services, together with the local partner firm Griksa Cipta, to prepare a feasibility study.

Services provided by ETLog Health EnviroTech & Logistics:

ETLog Health EnviroTech & Logistics GmbH was responsible for documenting the current methods and cultures regarding wastedisposal at the hospital with the aim of identifying areas for improvement, through

  • Assessment of current solid waste disposal methods, effectiveness, and safety of these;
  • Assessment of collection, separation, and disposal practices, attitudes, and cultures among staff:
  • Analysis of potential safer, more cost-effective, environmentally-friendly disposal methods

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