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Caja to invest $20 million in improvements at San Juan de Dios Hospital

The capital’s San Juan de Dios Hospital will receive millions in aid from the government’s Social Security System (CCSS) or Caja. The investment will of ¢10,147 million ($20 million) will go toward 47 infrastructure projects and equipment.

Caja Executive President Ileana Balmaceda said that the projects will include the equipping of 15 operating rooms at the medical facility.

“In addition to these works, the Caja is working in 46 additional projects, some already completed, others are in progress, including the services of neurosurgery, urology rooms, hem dialysis and chemotherapy pharmacy,” she added.

According to Balmaceda, the Caja is aiming with these projects to improve the hospital services and create a safer facility.

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