The Ministry of Health will host town hall meetings in Mayreau and Union this weekend to discuss the retrofitting of the Union Island Hospital, and the Mayreau Health Clinic.

The first meeting will commence today (Friday) at 6 p.m. in Union Island while Saturday will see the meeting starting at 10 a.m. in Mayreau.

The projects that will be discussed relate to the second phase of the Smart Hospital Project that has already begun in the Caribbean.

The Georgetown Hospital is the first Smart Hospital in the region.

The meetings will engage the communities, and discussions will be held on the proposed design and work to be done on the facilities. Residents will have the opportunity to input in the process by offering suggestions to the retrofitting works.

The meeting will also hear discussions from the National Focal Point for Smart Hospitals, and Health Planner, David Latchman, representatives from PAHO, and the Ministry of Health, Consultant Architect on the Project Ronnie Lettsome, as well as Country Supervisor, Alex Williams.

An invitation is extended to the residents of Mayreau and Union to represent, support and make their contribution to the development of their communities.