Costa Rica: Government promises 110-bed Hospital
Monday, September 14, 2015
The government has announced plans to build a hospital in Turrialba, located 6 kilometers away from the one existing, with an estimated investment of $78 million.
From a statement issued by the presidency of Costa Rica:

CCSS ratifies new hospital project for community of Turrialba

The new center, with an investment of $78 million, will have more diagnostic and surgical capacity; and more specialties.

Turrialba, September 12, 2015. Authorities from the Costa Rican Social Security Department (CCSS) ratified this morning, before the community of Turrialba, a construction project that will develop the new infrastructure that will house the William Allen Taylor hospital, with an investment of $78 million and which will provide increased capacity for diagnostics and surgical procedures as well as a larger number of specialties.

The President of the Republic, Luis Guillermo Solís Rivera toured the facilities of the hospital, to ascertain the current conditions and see the scope and stages of this project.
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Key entities
Luis Guillermo Solís Departamento de Regulación y Control de Alimentos del Ministerio de Salud
Costa Rica
Infrastructure & Construction
Hospital Infrastructure
Infrastructure & Construction
hospital construction
hospital equipment
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