Min of Health, Dr Fuad Khan

The existing Point Fortin Hospital will be refurbished while government moves ahead with plans to build a new facility in the borough.

Health Minister, Dr Fuad Khan, confirmed this during a tour of the hospital Saturday together with Point Fortin Member of Parliament, Paula Gopee Scoon.
Minister Khan also indicated in November a batch of Cuban doctors will come to this country to work in the public health sector.

Meanwhile , MP Gopee Scoon , told reporters the former PNM government was not able to build the hospital due to the short time it was in office and hope work can start on the facility in the new fiscal year.