The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment has announced that it is ready to commence Phase Two of the SMART Health Care Facilities in the Eastern Caribbean Project.
A technical meeting was held on Thursday 31st August 2017, between the Ministry, representatives from the Pan American Health Organization and the U.K. Department for International Development, to officially commence work at the Chateaubelair Hospital.
At the meeting, PAHO also introduced the Contractor for the project, FRANCO Construction, and conditions for the implementation of the project.
Phase II of the SMART Health Care Facilities in the Eastern Caribbean Project officially began in June 2015 and will be implemented in the four Windward islands – Grenada, St. Lucia,
St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Dominica, as well as in Jamaica, Guyana, and Belize over a period of five years to June 2020.
The project is being financially supported by the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development, DFID and implemented through the Pan American Health Organization, PAHO Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Relief Department, in partnership with the Ministry of Health in each target country.