Homewatch starts operating in Panama

The company which specializes in providing care for individuals who need medical care at home invested more than $1 million in order to setup in the country.

Tuesday, December 9, 2008


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At the moment it has 30 employees, but they expect to hire some 100 medical professionals specializing in various areas, said Angelica Beros, manager of the company in Panama.

"Panama is the number one destination for retired Americans in the world, due to a series of conditions that the country offers based on a high level of services," Beros pointed out.

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The U.S. franchise, which provides medical care services, started operating in the country with a $250.000 investment.

The company aims to employ at least 100 professionals to provide medical support in homes, companies and hospitals.

"Luis Diego Osborne, president, explained in an interview that the company will focus on patients requiring post hospital care", reported Prensalibre.com.

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The Costa Rican company, which provides health services, is expanding operations to Mexico.

With a one million dollar investment, starting December the company will initiate activities in Mexico City and Mexico State.

"The expansion of the HWCG Group includes the creation of 300 new jobs in Mexico and Costa Rica," according to an article in El Financiero´s website.

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