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 (click for location).
So far IHP-US.INC has been instrumental at providing financial support in executing this project. The total estimated cost to complete the project $ 15,000,000.
Although 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), it currently also provides medical care to all adults in the Zinga community and beyond.
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 :