Loan to Hospital do Coração to improve and develop the healthcare services of a reputed Brazilian hospital

Brazil
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Hospital do Coração in São Paulo is one of the most modern hospitals in Latin America. It is reputed for the treatment of heart disease and is modernizing and developing, thereby improving the quality of healthcare provision in Brazil.
Client presentation
Hospital do Coração (HCor) was set up in the aftermath of the First World War by the Lebanese-Syrian community of São Paulo and rapidly became one of the most modern hospitals in Latin America. This leading hospital, specialized in the treatment of heart disease, benefits from the certification of the Joint Commission for the quality and security of its healthcare.
Project description
This project will support the expansion and modernization program of the HCor hospital. It plans to create fifteen new beds in cardio-pediatrics, as well as the construction of two buildings for cancer treatment and cardiology. The creation of an integrated cancer treatment center will provide patients with comprehensive care, with access to all the medical and technological examinations on one site.
Project impact
This project, by contributing to modernizing the HCor hospital, will improve the quality of healthcare in Brazil. The extension of the hospital’s capacity will also develop healthcare provision in the country.
31/10/2011
Date of signature of the project
Sectors
Brazil
Location
Financing tool
15 457 145 Euros
Amount of funding
Loan of 20 MUSD
Financing details
Associaçao Do Sanitorio Sirio
Client
HCor : Innovation as a tool to improve hospital care