New health centre for Micoud community

New health centre for Micoud community

GIS:-The Building will Include Rainwater Harvesting Systems so that the Facility Remains Operational even after A Disaster.

Ministry of Health officials have announced that a state-of-the-art wellness centre will be constructed in Micoud.

The announcement was made at a recent meeting held to update residents on planned developments within the community. The meeting also served to provide feedback to government officials on the community’s health service challenges and needs, in order to inform the design and discuss appropriate sites for the development of the facility.

The new health facility which will be executed under the Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project (DVRP), and will be constructed to be more resilient, in order to better withstand the increased intensity of hurricanes and storms brought about by climate change. The building will include rainwater harvesting systems so that the facility remains operational even after a disaster, while wheelchair access ramps for the differently abled will also be included in the design.

Officials emphasized the importance of involving residents from concept to implementation. It is anticipated that the construction of the facility should commence in 2018.

The Micoud health facility is currently housed in a rental unit that is ill-suited for the delivery of health services.

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3 Comments

  1. P- your
    June 28, 2017 at 1:06 pm Reply

    Too much politics in micoud. 14 yrs now , government paying Sheldon and florie $3000 a month .

  2. SLU OBSERVER
    June 28, 2017 at 1:43 pm Reply

    Finally …but I sure that HCenter gonna drag until next elections and used just like St judes. .. An election promised tool 😨😕 … I hope the park at New Extension will be officially opened soon with Wi-Fi and the surrounding roads fixed …

  3. Resident Interested in attending consultation
    June 28, 2017 at 2:08 pm Reply

    community consultation? When did that happen???

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