Children's Hospital in Zinga Project
The hospital project is currently registered and operating as a polyclinic until it is fully operational. At the moment it provides medical care (ultrasound, dentistry, pharmacy, laboratory diagnostics and specialized medical services) to all (including adults) in the Zinga community and beyond.
The hospital is situated 45 KM north from Dar es Salaam and 16 KM south from Bagamoyo and accessible by a 1.5 KM dirt road from the main highway.
So far IHP-US.INC has been instrumental in providing financial support in executing this project. The total estimated cost to complete the project
The hospital is being built to provide pediatric medical care and pre and postnatal medical care (i.e. Reproductive Child Health Services – antenatal, perinatal, maternal post-partum care and post-natal infant care).
The hospital will also address shortages of specialized services by equipping facilities and facilitating knowledge sharing among medical staff of Zinga and beyond (cooperation with medical specialists from other countries such US and other countries like Poland, UK, and South Africa).
To achieve its goals, the hospital needs to have the following infrastructure in place :