‘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 31.08.2021:
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 to improve the conditions for providing services in all 13 medical institutions participating in the Project. Memoranda were concluded between  USIF, initiative groups (subproject   implementation partners – SIPs ), as well as owners and balance holders of medical institutions.
The signing of the memoranda provides for the possibility  to start  a new phase of USIF VIII project implementation , envisaging  development and approval of the design and cost estimate documentation.