$24 million Investment in Hospital

The Ortega administration has announced that with a donation from the Japanese government it intends to build and equip a new hospital in Nueva Guinea, in the South Atlantic Region.

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Without revealing details of the date on which the work might begin, representatives from the Japanese embassy in Nicaragua announced that they will finance the start of works on the new hospital, which will have a construction area of 6,649 m2 with capacity for 132 beds, four operating rooms, an emergency room, and other services.

See "Central America: $212 million in hospital projects"

For his part, the ambassador of Japan in Nicaragua, Yasuhisa Suzuki, explained to Elnuevodiario.com that " ... 'We hope that with our contribution work can begin on the construction and equipment of the hospital.'"

See also "Construction: Upcoming works in Central America"

The article reports that "... Japan will donate 24.3 million dollars to Nicaragua for the construction and equipping of a new hospital ... to be built in the municipality of Nueva Guinea, an isolated area in the southeast of Nicaragua." 

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