Costa Rica Seeks Funding for Hospital Construction

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.

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

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.

According to an article in Nació "This was revealed in a statement to the press sent this morning, which reported that the chief executive of the Social Security Department (CCSS), Ileana Balmaceda, met on Monday with representatives from the World Bank to assess possible financing. "

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