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Prime Minister Drew Explores Cutting-Edge Climate-Smart Hospital in Toronto, Canada

Published 11 September 2023


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Prime Minister Drew Explores Cutting-Edge Climate-Smart Hospital in Toronto During Visit to Foster Sustainable Economic Growth

(L-R) Permanent Secretary in the Prime Minister’s Office, Mr. Glenroy Blanchette; Prime Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis, Hon. Dr. Terrance Drew; Mr. Eustace Wallace, St. Kitts-Nevis Chargé d’affaires ad interim in Ottawa, Canada, with senior representative from the University of Health Network (UHN)

Toronto, Ontario, Canada, September 11, 2023 (PMO)- Prime Minister Hon. Dr. Terrance Drew embarked on a productive working visit to the University of Health Network (UHN), a state-of-the-art climate-smart hospital located in Toronto, Canada. This visit underscores his commitment to securing opportunities for sustainable economic growth and innovation for the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis.
UHN, renowned for its exceptional healthcare facilities and extensive research capabilities, boasts the largest hospital-based research program in Canada. The institution is at the forefront of groundbreaking research in fields such as cardiology, transplantation, neurosciences, oncology, surgical innovation, infectious diseases, genomic medicine, and rehabilitation medicine.

Prime Minister Hon. Dr. Terrance Drew visits state-of-the-art climate-smart hospital at the University of Health Network (UHN).

Prime Minister Drew’s visit to UHN holds particular significance as his administration has recently unveiled ambitious plans to construct a new climate-smart hospital. This initiative aligns seamlessly with his Sustainable Island no State agenda, aimed at fostering a resilient and environmentally conscious future for the Federation.
Accompanying Prime Minister Drew during this insightful visit were key officials, including Permanent Secretary Mr. Glenroy Blanchette and Mr. Eustace Wallace, St. Kitts-Nevis’ Chargé D’Affaires ad interim in Ottawa, Canada.
Prime Minister Dr. Terrance Drew expressed his enthusiasm for the potential collaborations and knowledge-sharing opportunities arising from this visit. He noted, “The University of Health Network’s impressive commitment to climate-smart healthcare and cutting-edge research serves as an inspiring model for our own aspirations in Saint Kitts and Nevis. This visit has strengthened our resolve to develop innovative healthcare solutions and drive sustainable economic growth for our nation.”
The Prime Minister’s visit to UHN reinforces the importance of international partnerships and knowledge exchange in achieving shared goals of a healthier, more sustainable future in Saint Kitts and Nevis.

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