Project profile — Support to the Management of the Gonaïves Hospital in Haiti


Université de Montréal - CHUM - Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal - Unité de santé internationale (CA-CRA_ACR-3874294499)
2015-11-20 - 2017-10-15
Global Affairs Canada
NGM Americas

Country / region 

• Haiti (100.00%)


• Health, General: Health policy and administrative management (12110) (35.00%)
• Basic health care:
Basic health care (12220) (10.00%)
Health personnel development (12281) (40.00%)
• Population Policies/Programmes And Reproductive Health: Reproductive health care (13020) (15.00%)

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 (significant objective)
• Youth Issues (not targeted)
• Indigenous Issues (not targeted)
• Disability (not targeted)
• ICT as a tool for development (not targeted)


The project aims to strengthen both management and medical practices at the Departmental Hospital La Providence des Gonaives in Haiti. This technical support focuses on strengthening the clinical capacity of hospital staff, while also establishing governance and management tools to improve medical services to the population of Haiti, particularly to mothers, newborns and children.

Expected results 

The expected intermediate outcomes for this project include: (1) enhanced governance and management practices of hospital managers that take into account gender equality and environment; and (2) enhanced quality of medical practices that take into account gender equality and environment.

Results achieved 

Results achieved as of the end of the project (October 2017) include: (1) financial control measures were put into place, resulting in a 75% increase in the hospital’s revenues; (2) the management committee is operational; (3) wait times for outpatients has decreased; (4) the emergency room has been reorganized in order to optimize its operations; and (5) approximately 40 treatment protocols have been developed and are being used, primarily in pediatrics, obstetrics and emergency.

Budget and spending 

Original budget $75,333
Planned disbursement $0
Country percentages by sector
Type of finance Aid grant excluding debt reorganisation
Collaboration type Bilateral
Type of aid Project-type interventions
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