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Protest action resumes outside Couva Children’s hospital

Couva Children’s Hospital

Members and supporters of the United National Congress are once again engaging in protest action outside of the Couva Children’s Hospital; in an effort get the Government’s attention to have it opened.

Speaking with news Power Now this morning during the protest, former Minister of Health, Dr. Fuad Khan said persons in the area are angry that they are unable to have access to the hospital.

Dr. Khan said it is within public interest that they are on the field ensuring citizens get access to the facility.


When asked the whether the children’s hospital was opened by then Prime Minister, Mrs. Kamla Persad-Bissessar back in 2015, Dr. Khan said the facility was commissioned to be opened and not officially opened under the People’s Partnership.