Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) is the major trauma facility of Dominica, located in the northern Goodwill part of the capital, Roseau. There are approximately 15 house/resident doctors and 12 specialists.
The two health units under roof restoration are the Dialysis Unit and the Acute Psychiatric Unit. Presently, the Dialysis Unit serves 44 patients, and the Acute Psychiatric Unit serves 33 patients of which 23 are male and 10 are female.
The roofing was considered as mostly destroyed following Hurricane Maria.
They received roofing materials consisting of lumber; corrugated galvanized metal roofing sheets (CGI); hurricane straps and ties; galvanized roofing screws and fasteners to cover a roofing area of approximately 40,000 square feet.
Photo: Zaimis Olmos/UNDP
About UNDP Project Office
The UNDP Dominica Project Office is a part of the Regional Sub-Office of Barbados and the OECS. The Team’s presence is part of the UNDPs response to the significant damage sustained from Hurricane Maria.
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