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Couva Children’s Hospital and Training Center

309,274 FT2
Chaguanas, Trinidad and Tobago
Healthcare / Infrastructure / Central Energy Plants / Women’s / Children’s Hospitals / Building Resilience in Healthcare / Infrastructure (CEP) / Master Planning for Hospitals / Education
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Overview

The 248-bed hospital offers full inpatient services, including an emergency department, surgery, imaging and radiology, outpatient clinics and women’s services, as well as a laboratory and kitchen. A teaching and training building, located adjacent to the hospital, supports education for nursing, pharmacology and optometry.

Features

The hospital is served by a central energy plant with three 500-ton chillers and two 1,500-kW generators. There is an on-site water storage tank with a 65,000-gallon capacity along with thermal solar hot water heating for improved energy efficiency. A wastewater treatment plant is also on campus.