JAPAN WILL REBUILD THE SANATORIUM OF SIGUENEAU IN LEOGANE
(Haiti Libre) -
Kentaro Minami, the Ambassador of Japan accredited to Haiti, and the person responsible for the Sigueneau Sanatorium in Léogâne, on Friday signed a contract with the Government of Japan amounting to nearly one million U.S. dollars.
The Ambassador of Japan, clarified that it was a project funded within the framework of aid to local micro-projects that contribute to human safety (APL), aiming to rebuild and modernize the Sigueneau Sanatorium destroyed on January 12, 2010, "which became in the eyes of the Government of Japan, a priority." He explained that the project consists of the construction of two buildings that meets the seismic standards, connected between them to form one large pavilion for the treatment of tuberculosis, with an area of 1,144 m2. Kentaro Minami said that Japan was "satisfied with all structural studies of this hospital and that the latest technology in the seismic prevention of structures have been considered."
Japan will provide all medical equipment for the treatment of patients "to ensure adequate care for patients in need and the proper functioning of the hospital as soon as the work is be completed [...]" added the Ambassador of Japan in Haiti.