Princess Alice Hospital achieves smart status

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The Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Dr. Carissa F. Etienne, on Tuesday, Oct. 16 participated in the inauguration of the latest smart health care facility to open in the Caribbean.

The Princess Alice Hospital in Mirabeau, St. Andrew’s, Grenada is the first hospital to have been refitted to smart standards in the Eastern Caribbean and the latest in the Caribbean region as a whole.

“The Caribbean is particularly vulnerable to natural hazards, so we must be serious about climate change and this hospital is an example of how PAHO is contributing to that,” said Dr. Etienne.

“Countries must provide an overall standard of care so that their people are safe and well, but they must also be able to…

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