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Qatar Fund for Development set to build kidney hospital

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Addis Ababa, August 22, 2019 (FBC) –The Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD), a government entity in the State of Qatar, is set to build a kidney treatment hospital in Ethiopia.

QFFD will build the hospital based on the agreement previously reached between leaders of the two nations.

An Ethiopian delegation led by Ambassador Tebeje Berhe, Director of Middle East Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, held talks with heads of the Fund on ways of commencing construction of the health facility.

During the talks held with the heads, including Deputy Director General of the Fund, Mr. Misfer Hamad Al-Shahwani, an agreement has been reached to begin the project soon, according to the Ethiopian Embassy in Doha.

The project will be undertaken in two phases and 18 million US dollars has been allocated for the first phase, which includes the construction of a building and training of professionals.

Members of the delegation also held discussion with heads of Qatari Health Ministry and health institutions on ways of cooperating in health sector.

They also visited the Ethiopian community school in Doha, which is currently undergoing maintenance.