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Afghanistan: Health Centres

Volume 482: debated on Wednesday 5 November 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what funds the Government (a) has provided and (b) plans to provide for the health clinic in Musa Qala, Helmand province, Afghanistan; and when he expects the project to be completed. (232089)

The UK Government have provided $308,336 for the construction of the district centre health clinic in Musa Qala. This clinic is due for completion in November 2008, with doctors and support staff ready to start work once the project is finished.

The UK Government also provided $329,777 for the health clinic in Towghli Kell, Musa Qala. This project is now complete and the clinic is open, providing affordable public health facilities to the community.