August 9, 2019
On August 8, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a grant agreement with the Government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan in Islamabad, to provide grant aid of up to 3.62 billion yen for the Project for the Extension of Intensive Care at Maternal and Child Health Care Centre and Children’s Hospital in Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences.
In order to consolidate and enhance the diagnostic and therapeutic facilities for the high-risk perinatal period, this project aims to construct a new facility and provide medical equipment, such as neonatal incubators, to the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences, one of the leading core hospitals in Pakistan.
It is expected to improve the delivery of medical and health care services to high-risk expectant and nursing mothers, widows and newborn infants at Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences.
Details for the project are provided below.
|Country||Islamic Republic of Pakistan|
|Project title||The Project for the Extension of Intensive Care at Maternal and Child Health Care Centre and Children’s Hospital in Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences|
|Planned implementation period||44 months, including detailed design work and the bidding period|
|Executing agency||Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences|
|Target region, facilities||Islamabad Capital Territory|
|Specific project details (provisional)||(1) Facility improvements/equipment procurement
Maternal fetal intensive care unit, neonatal intensive care unit, obstetrics and gynecology ward, pediatric ward, etc.
Infant incubator, etc. (84 items of medical equipment)
(2) Consulting services
Detailed design work, bidding assistance, construction/procurement supervision, (as guidance in managing the facilities) technical guidance on the operation and maintenance of medical equipment