The Minsa hospital will be built on 11,000 square meters and will benefit thousands of citizens south of Lima.
The National Superintendency of State Property (SBN) handed over to the Ministry of Health (Minsa) a land for the construction of the first Pachacámac hospital that will benefit more than 120,000 citizens from districts in Southern Lima.
The land given by the Ministry of Housing is located in the orchards of Manchay, in the Central Avenida Víctor Malásquez, with 11 thousand square meters and is valued at 4 and a half million soles.
According to the 2005 poverty map of Foncodes and Unicef, Pachacámac is one of the districts with the highest chronic malnutrition among children under five years of age. Its population currently receives basic medical care in small health posts, as they do not have hospitals.
Benefit. This modern hospital will have medical offices for outpatient and hospital care and will benefit neighbors Pachacámac, La Molina, Cieneguilla, Lurín and Santo Domingo de Olleros according to information from the Ministry. In their environments, patients may be received who require care of the basic specialties, external consultation, Emergency, Rehabilitation Medicine, Nutrition, Pediatrics, hemotherapy and gynaecology.
According to SBN Superintendent José Luis Pairazamán Torres, the delivery of the land represents an important contribution for more Peruvians to have better health services. Pairazaman noted that 106 thousand m2 valued at more than 53 million soles have been delivered, only for projects of hospitals, health centers and medical posts in Arequipa, Loreto and Lima.