Health Projects: $175 Million in Investments

In 2020, 10 environmental impact studies were presented to build hospitals, clinics and other health care centers in the countries of the region, projects valued at $175 million.

Monday, May 24, 2021

The interactive platform "Construction in Central America", from CentralAmericaData's Business Intelligence Area, provides an updated list of public and private construction projects that have submitted environmental impact studies (EIA) to the respective institutions in each country.

Guatemala was the country that last year concentrated the largest investment, with nearly $111 million in infrastructure construction projects to provide medical services, corresponding to five environmental impact studies submitted from January to December 2020. The most relevant project is the construction of a 100-bed Social Security hospital.

In Panama, two studies were submitted, totaling some $114 million in investment. The construction that stands out is a hospital that will have an area of more than 11,000 square meters.

El Salvador is planning to develop a hospital project that will require an investment of approximately $15 million, and Honduras announced the construction of a medical clinic building at a cost of $5 million. In Costa Rica, studies for the construction of a medical laboratory have been processed.

CentralAmericaData has information on construction projects planned in all Central American countries, with details such as estimated investment, project timing and phases, supplies and equipment required during and after construction, water treatment, parking structure, among others.

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