‘Promotion of Social Infrastructure Development - USIF.VIII’ Project
Implementation period: 2021 – 2024
Donor: German Government through KfW
Budget: EUR 13,10 mln.
Territory of implementation: Dnipropetrovsk, Zaporizhzhia and Kharkiv regions, districts of Donetsk and Luhansk regions under control of Ukraine.
Objectives: strengthening primary and secondary health care institutions’ capacities to counteract COVID-19 and pandemic consequences through energy-efficient renovation of their premises, supply of medical equipment and trainings for healthcare professionals and managers.

Implementation status as of December 2021:
13 facilities (subprojects), including 6 primary health care facilities (outpatient clinics) and 7 secondary health care facilities (hospitals), located in Dnipropetrovsk (3), Donetsk (3), Zaporizhzhia (2),  Luhansk (4), and Kharkiv regions (1) were selected for implementation. .
Their full list is as follows :
  • Slobozhanska outpatient clinic of general practice and family medicine (OCGP) of Slobozhanske urban type village primary health care center (PHCC), Dnipropetrovsk region;
  • Kryvyi Rih City hospital № 9, Dnipropetrovsk region;
  • Kryvyi Rih contagious diseases hospital № 1, Dnipropetrovsk region;
  • Outpatient clinic № 2 of Severodonetsk PHCC, Luhansk region;
  • Outpatient clinics № 1 and № 2 of Rubizhne PHCC, Lugansk region;
  • Svatove multidisciplinary hospital, Luhansk region;
  • Starobilsk multidisciplinary hospital, Luhansk region;
  • Izyum central town hospital, Kharkiv region;
  • Outpatient clinics № 5 and № 6 of Mariupol PHCC № 3, Donetsk region;
  • Dobropillia intensive care hospital, Donetsk region;
  • OCGPs № 3 and № 4 of Druzhkivka PНCC, Donetsk region;
  • Huliaipole town outpatient clinic of Huliaipole PHCC, Zaporizhzhia region;
  • Melitopol multidisciplinary hospital of intensive care and ambulance, Zaporizhzhia region.
In August 2021 USIF signed memoranda of cooperation with initial groups (subproject implementation partners) as well as owners and balance holders of all 13 medical institutions, participating in the Project.
In September-October, tenders were held to select providers of design and estimate documentation development services (DED), on the basis of which contracts with the winning bidders were concluded.
Currently, USIF provides support in development of DED, exercises control over  designers’ work, analyzes the conducted surveys results in order to prepare capacity building programs for focus groups of the Project and form the list of equipment, highly demanded by the medical institutions.