Nicaragua: $25 million for Health Infrastructure

According to the Public Investment Program, the Ministry of Health has prepared a budget for 2013 of $25 million in order to renovate hospital infrastructure.

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

The projects include the renovation of two national referral hospitals the children’s hospital Manuel de Jesús Rivera " La Mascota ", and the women’s hospital "Bertha Calderon", with an investment of $3.5 million.

Other works budgeted for and reported by Elnuevodiario.com which sourced the Public Investment Program, will be for the renovation of eight health centers in the country's interior, a supply center, two warehouses, a bunker for the National Radio Therapy Center.

Investments will also be made in the construction or replacement of five family health centers in Estelí, San Carlos, Rio San Juan, Santa Teresa, Carazo; Ayapal community, San José de Bocay, La Libertad, Chontales, and the construction of a center for alternative medicine, in Managua.

The next biggest investment will be in the medical equipment at health units for primary and secondary care.



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