Japan’s Government completes GGP project at Dushanbe Central Clinic №10

05/02/2016 11:14
Asia-Plus
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DUSHANBE, February 5, 2016, Asia-Plus -- On Thursday February 4, Ms. Chie Tamura, Charge d’Affaires of Japan’s Embassy in Dushanbe, attended the handover ceremony for the GGP project, The Project for Provision of Medical Equipment to Central Clinic №10 of Dushanbe City.

According to Japan’s embassy, the ceremony was held to commemorate the successful completion of the project that was funded by the Government of Japan through its scheme of Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP).  The ceremony was attended by the head of the clinic Mr. Sabzali Murodov as well as representative of Central Health Department- Mr. Bobokhon Ismatovich.

US$ 99,882 was reportedly provided to Central Clinic №10 in Dushanbe’s Sino district for implementation of the project.  As the clinic that is located in the heart of Dushanbe, it provides healthcare services to the residents of the district, which has the population of over 78,000.  Some of the clinic’s patients even include those who live outside the Sino District.

Prior to the implementation of the project, the clinic was in need of necessary equipment, as the most part of medical equipment had been utilized for more than 30 years and become obsolete.  With the successful project completion, Central Clinic №10 is now equipped with the necessary medical equipment, which include: fibro-gastro scope, ultraviolet irradiation, biochemical analyzer, operation table, etc.

During her speech at the handover ceremony, Ms. Tamura remarked that the GGP projects demonstrate the friendship and cooperation between the people of the Republic of Tajikistan and the people of Japan.  Mr. Sabzali Murodov expressed his gratitude for support of creating improved environment benefiting all the patients and workers of the hospital.

The Government of Japan is dedicated to continuing its support for creating a better society for all people and committed to working together with the people of Tajikistan.

Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Project (GGP) is a scheme within Japan’s Official Development Assistance.  GGP in particular implements grassroots-level projects in various sectors throughout the Republic of Tajikistan.  Recipients of GGP grants include local governments, educational and medical institutions, and NGOs.  To-date, GGP has supported 346 projects in the Republic of Tajikistan, for which US$ 28 million has been allocated since 1996.

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