Project profile — Health Centre Construction and Rehabilitation


Government of the Netherlands - Ministry of Foreign Affairs
2013-06-19 - 2015-05-12
Global Affairs Canada
WGM Africa

Country / region 

• Mali (100.00%)


• Basic Health: Basic health infrastructure (12230) (100.00%)

Policy marker 

• Gender equality (significant objective)
• Environmental sustainability (cross-cutting) (not targeted)
• Participatory development and good governance (not targeted)
• Trade development (not targeted)
• Biodiversity (not targeted)
• Climate change mitigation (not targeted)
• Climate Change Adaptation (not targeted)
• Urban issues (not targeted)
• Desertification (not targeted)
• Children's issues (not targeted)
• Youth Issues (not targeted)
• Indigenous Issues (not targeted)
• Disability (not targeted)
• ICT as a tool for development (not targeted)


This project seeks to improve the availability of quality health services for women and children in southern Mali by building, repairing, and equipping health centres. The project aims to resume work that was interrupted by the coup d'état in March 2012 in order to address health care needs that have become more critical as a result of the political and humanitarian crisis in the country. Some project activities include : (i) completing the construction of targeted district health centres and community health centres, in southern Mali, with a specific focus on Kayes region; (ii) completing the rehabilitation of targeted district health centres and community health centres, in southern Mali, particularly in Kayes region; and (iii) supplying medical equipment (such as ambulances, ultrasound equipment, child delivery tables, solar vaccine refrigerators, stethoscopes, and thermometers) to targeted district health centres and to over one hundred community health centres in southern Mali, especially in Kayes region. These activities aim to ensure that targeted district and community health centres are able to provide essential health services, especially for mothers and children. This project is managed by the Government of the Netherlands. Canada's contribution covers activities in southern Mali, with a specific focus on Kayes region.

Expected results 

The expected intermediate outcomes for this project include : strengthened health care system in southern Mali that is more responsive to the needs of women and children for a sustained reduction in maternal, newborn, and child mortality.

Results achieved 

Results achieved as of March 2016: 1) The rehabilitation and construction of six community health centres and the Kayes health directorate centre; (2) 26 community health centres in the Koulikoro, Sikasso, Kayes and Bamako regions have received medical supplies and equipment, including medically equipped ambulances, scanners, X-ray and ultrasound machines, hemodialysis equipment, solar refrigerators for vaccines, medical devices, child-delivery tables, stethoscopes and thermometers; (3) The construction of the mother-and-child block and operating theatre in Kayes has been completed and both are now operational.

Budget and spending 

Original budget $0
Planned disbursement $0
Country percentages by sector
Type of finance Aid grant excluding debt reorganisation
Collaboration type Bilateral
Type of aid Basket funds/pooled funding
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