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Minister of Health Jeffrey Bostic getting his blood pressure checked by Private Dwayne Lewis (right). Looking on (from left) are Chief of Staff of the Barbados Defence Force, Colonel Glyne Grannum

Interviews are under way for doctors interested in manning the new Level 1 field medical facility designed to operate after national disasters.

The mobile facility, the first in Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, was officially launched on Wednesday on the grounds of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital’s (QEH) Sports Club, Martindale’s Road, St Michael.

It is a joint initiative of the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO), the Ministry of Health, the Barbados Defence Force, the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency and the Regional Security System.

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