Urban Planning Buildings and Architecture Buildings and architecture
Rehabilitation and extension of the New Hospital of Balbala (Djibouti)
The new hospital of Balbala is located in the heavily populated urban settlement of Balbala, on the South-West of Djibouti capital city, which hosts more than 200.000 inhabitants, one-third of the whole population of the Republic of Djibouti.
The Hospital of Balbala was built in 1985 with the funds of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Directorate General for Cooperation for Development and, since 1994, it is a Djiboutian-owned structure. The hospital developed more and more becoming an important chirurgic centre in the whole region.
The project for the rehabilitation and extension of the Hospital of Balbala focuses on three main objectives:
- Preparation of the studies, technical plans, reports, and all necessary documentation for the rehabilitation, construction, management and supply of the new hospital;
- Assist the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Djibouti in organizing, managing and controlling the various activities; managing all administrative aspects; coordinating and controlling the different activities regarding the construction and the management of the hospital;
- Provide the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Djibouti with the qualified technical assistance necessary to perform the following services: management of the construction site; work supervision; supply supervision and related training activities; redaction of a user manual for the various technical installations.
The project for the extension of the hospital foresees the construction of two new buildings for a total of 150 new beds (70 beds in Building A and 80 beds in Building B). The works for the new building will concern a surface of approx. 6900 m2 while the rehabilitation works will cover an area of 2080 m2.
Ministry of Health Financing: Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Directorate General for Cooperation and Development)
Detailed Design, Tender Documents, Assistance with Tender Evaluation
Cost of works