Costa Rican Social Security Plans to Invest $470 Million

In the next four years the Costa Rican Social Security System (CCSS) plans to invest $470 million in 120 initiatives.

Monday, August 9, 2010

Seven of the projects are funded by foreign loans, including:
- $120 million for a new tower in Calderón Guardia Hospital
- $100 million for a new hospital in Cartago
- $25 million for a new hospital in Turrialba
- $20 million for a new hospital in Golfito

The CCSS's own funds will be used to carry out projects such as:
- $25 million for a hospitalization tower
- $15 million for an Integrated Health Services Center in Siquirres
- $13.5 million to complete the last stage of the hospital in Liberia
- $9.6 million for a new emergency services ward in Pérez Zeledón
as well as further projects in local clinics.

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September 2014

The Costa Rican Social Security Department has approved funds for the construction of 14 new operating rooms at Hospital Mexico in San José.

Authorities told that "... 25 months have been estimated for the implementation of the entire project, a time frame which includes a planning, design and procurement stage (11 months) and an implementation phase of approximately 14 months "

Costa Rica Awards $50 Million in Construction Projects

July 2013

The Social Security Department has awarded the construction of a hospital tower for the Nicoya Hospital and the construction of a Health Area at Mora-Palmichal.

The cost for the construction of the hospital tower for Hospital de La Anexión in Nicoya, which is expected to begin in late 2013 or early 2014, is $38 million, while construction and equipment of the site of the Health Area at Mora-Palmichal will have an investment of $12 million.

$23 million investment in Health Center

March 2012

The Costa Rican Social Security Institute (CCSS) has announced the construction of a Center for Integrated Health Care in Limon.

From the second half of this year, the CCSS will build a Center for Integral Health Care in the canton of Siquirres, Limon, for $23.56 million. The center should open its doors in early 2014.

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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