Roof Reconstruction of the Cantonal Hospital in Bihać Begins

Nov 15, 2013

Cantonal Hospital in Bihać (photo:

The contract for reconstruction of the roof of Cantonal Hospital  "Dr. Irfan Ljubijankić " in Bihać has been signed on Friday, November 15, between the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the company Džena d.o.o. Gradačac.

Reconstruction of the Cantonal Hospital’s roof is the first and major intervention aiming to repair the damage caused by fire in July 2013. Estimated value of the construction works is 610,000 BAM. Technical project documentation has been provided free-of-charge by Energoinvest dd Sarajevo Company.

Cantonal Hospital in Bihac and UNDP cooperate closely since mid-2012, and to date several major projects worth around 600,000 BAM have been jointly implemented: the construction of methadone / detox center, reconstruction of tuberculosis (TB) diagnostics laboratories, preparation of project documentation for the Microbiology Ward. The reconstruction of premises and procurement of the equipment for the TB Ward are ongoing.

The reconstruction of the Oncology Ward and heating system reconstruction, which will be implemented with the support of the Czech Development Agency, have been announced to take place in 2014.