St. Vincent and the Grenadines(SVG), will receive two 40 bed field hospitals at an estimated value of US$1,348,819.41 from the United States Southern Command’s Humanitarian Assistance, Exercises and Coalition Affairs Directorate.
According to a release from the Ministry of Health, the two 40 bed field hospitals being donated to the local health sector, will be used at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital and the Bequia Hospital.
Ambassador of the Embassy of the United States of America to SVG, Linda Tagliatela, will officially hand over the donation at a ceremony slated to take place tomorrow Wednesday November 17, 2021.
The ceremony, to take place from 9:00 a.m, will be held at the tarmac of the decommissioned E.T. Joshua Airport.
Prime Minister, Dr.Ralph Gonsalves will receive the donation on behalf of the Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines and deliver remarks at the ceremony.