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Building Capacity, Building Health, Building T&T
Tuesday, July 25, 2017


The New Diego Martin Health Centre
The existing Health Centre serves theneeds of the approximately 87,000 people residing in the Diego Martin Velley. The current space is inadequate for the population which is omly expected to grow within the next few years. The new Health Centre will replace the existing structure and provide Dental, Pharmaceutical and Imaging Services as well as an Exercise Area. This is in addition to the Chronic Disease Clinics, Child Welfare Clinics, Ante/Post-natal Clinics and General Walk-in Services currently administered.


Linear Accelerator for the national Radiotherapy Centre, St. James Medical Complex
A LINAC (Linear Accelerator) is the most sophisticaled means of cancer treatment today. The device can be configured to destroy cancer cells while sparing surrounding healthy tissue. This in turn leads to less side effects and complications for patients. The LINAC Machine will upgrade radiation treatment delivery at the National Radiotherapy Centre of the St. James Medical Complex as up to 30 patients can be treated daily with this machine.


The Central Block of the Port of Spain General Hospital
is due for a major overhaul to improve its resilience and to upgrade the quality of care available to patients. The proposed design will feature a minimum of 500 beds.


The Couva Hospital
is a 230 bed facility which will provide acute care and general services and will be integrated into the national health delivery system.


The New Point Fortin Hospital
will be a 100 bed facility serving the needs of the south western peninsula of Trinidad. This Hospital will also feature 5 Operating Theatres, an Accident & Emergency Department, Obstetrics/Gynaecology. Pssychiatry and X-Ray Services as well as a Burn Treatment Unit.


The Arima General Hospital
will be a 150 bed facility serving the needs of the approximately 120,000 people who work and live in the north eastern part of Trinidad. The facility is designed as amulti-level structure and will also provide Surgery, Accident and Emergency, Intensive Care, Gynaecology/Obstetrics, Psychiatry, Chemotherapy and Haemodialysis Services.


The New Sangre Grande Hospital
will be a 200 bed facility providing secondary acute care health services to the population of the sangre Grande area and surrounding communities. It will feature Intensive Care and High Dependency Units as weill as offer Gynaecology/Obstetrics, Oncology and Orthopedic Services.


The Sangre Grande Enhanced Health Centre
will provide the full range of primary health care services and general practice clinics with extended operating hours and includes provisions for an observation area, triage, X-ray and ultrasound services, procedure, treatment and examination rooms. Point of care laboratory, phlebotomy, pharmacy, ophthalmology, audiology and dental services will also be available.

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