Serengeti International Hospital

Serengeti International Hospital, also Serengeti Hospital, is a public community hospital, under construction, in Serengeti District, Mara Region, in Tanzania. The hospital is intended to serve the needs of both the local population and the tourists visiting the nearby Serengeti National Park.[1]

Serengeti International Hospital
Government of Tanzania
Geography
LocationSerengeti District,
Mara Region,
Tanzania
Organisation
Care systemPublic
Hospital typeInternational
Services
Emergency departmentI
History
Founded2018 (expected)
Links
Other linksHospitals in Tanzania

Location

The hospital is located in northeastern Tanzania, in Serengeti District, Mara Region, adjacent to Serengeti National Park.[1] This is approximately 125 kilometres (78 mi), by road, east of Musoma, the nearest large city.[2] This is about 660 kilometres (410 mi), by road, northwest of Tabora, the capital city of Tanzania.[3]

Overview

The hospital is being built in phases. The first phase, planned to cost US$1.5 million, consists the outpatient department, and is expected to be complete by December 2017, with anticipated opening in January 2018.[1]

The hospital is expected to cater to the Tanzanian citizens resident in 78 villages within Serengeti District and to the almost 400,000 tourists who visit the adjacent Serengeti National Park every year.[1] The construction is funded by the government of Tanzania with contribution from the Tanzania National Parks.[1]

See also

References

  1. Xinhua (28 August 2017). "Tanzania builds modern hospital for tourists visiting Serengeti". Business Daily Africa Quoting Xinhua. Nairobi. Retrieved 28 August 2017.
  2. GFC (28 August 2017). "Distance between Musoma, Mara Region, Tanzania and Mugumu, Mara Region, Tanzania". Globefeed.com (GFC). Retrieved 28 August 2017.
  3. GFC (28 August 2017). "Distance between Dodoma, Dodoma Region, Tanzania and Mugumu, Mara Region, Tanzania". Globefed.com (GFC). Retrieved 28 August 2017.

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