$4.3 Million for Roosevelt Hospital in Guatemala

The Ministry for Public Health and Social Assistance will provide the funds to purchase medical equipment and cover operating costs.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Of the total, $2.5 million will go towards the medical equipment.

The funds, which have not yet been transferred, are in accordance with requests made by the medical center's personnel.

The hospital currently has 92% of its medicines and 85% of its surgery equipment, Guatemala's Vice-minister for Hospitals, Silvia Palma de Ruíz, commented.

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