Costa Rica: Heredia Hospital Construction Progresses

With an $85 million total investment, works at the Heredia Hospital complex are 73% completed.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

The six buildings comprising the hospital complex are already built, and they will be equipped between April and May 2010.

"...to the moment we have complied with each of the milestones in the schedule, so it is expected that Edica Ltda, the company in charge of equipping the buildings, could deliver the complex to the Costa Rican Social Insurance Authority by April 2010", said construction chief Robert Sánchez Acuña, in an article in Prensalibre.cr.

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Tender: Hospital Works for $23 million

July 2017

The Costa Rican Social Security Fund is putting out to tender construction and maintenance of a branch in the Naranjo Health Area, in the province of Alajuela.

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"The Architecture and Engineering Department at the CCSS, is inviting companies to participate who were prequalified in the public tender for the construction, equipment, preparation, commissioning, and maintenance of the branch in the Naranjo Health Area, Alajuela."

Costa Rica Seeks Funding for Hospital Construction

September 2012

The Social Security Department has begun negotiations with the World Bank for $400 million to build a replacement hospital in Puntarenas, which was damaged by the recent earthquake.

The $400 million would also serve to finance other Social Security Department (CCSS) projects, including digital records, work on the new hospital in Cartago, and a new medical tower for the San Juan de Dios Hospital.

$80 Million Trust for Hospital Construction

April 2011

Costa Rica's state-owned bank "Banco Nacional" put in place a trust to build the critical care area of the Children's Hospital.

Authorities are working on the technical specifications of the new complex, known as "Torre de la Esperanza", and expect to have them ready by June. After this, they will invite companies to bid on designing the blueprints of the facility.

Costa Rica to Build $35 Million Hospital

September 2010

Costa Rica's social security agency (CCSS) has begun the process of purchasing 10 hectares of land for the construction of the new William Allen Taylor health facility.

CCSS (known locally as the Caja) is now working on the building's design and in construction plans, commented the architect Gabriela Murillo Jenkins, CCSS infrastructure and technology manager.

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