PHOENIX, USA — Winners Development has announced a partnership with American World Clinics (AWC) to jointly develop an international medical centre in Barbados. The $100 million project will be located on a 21.5 acre site in St Peters and represents AWC’s first site in a global development program for the export of American medicine to the international community. The centerpiece of the project, a surgical specialty hospital, will consist of 12 operating rooms to serve both international medical travelers and local patients in the Caribbean region. It will feature 60 inpatient beds, ICU capabilities, 12 operating rooms, an interventional lab, and state of the art facilities for diagnostics and therapeutics. Multidisciplinary clinic space, including dental and concierge medicine, will be located adjacent to the hospital. Winners Development has created and collaborated on hospital and healthcare projects throughout the US and views their relationship with AWC as an opportunity to expand their footprint in the growing global health market. The collaboration calls on Winners Development to manage project funding, construction and campus development with AWC providing operational expertise, staffing, and marketing for AWC-Barbados.According to Lee Ploszaj, president and CEO of Winners, his team will be joining the American World Clinics team in Barbados from September 23-27 to meet with business and government leaders and move developmental and planning aspects of the project forward. Presently, the facility is expected to open in 2015. Said Ploszaj, “We believe AWC has developed a unique business model predicated on best clinical practices and the highest levels of service, and we’re extremely excited to be a part of this project.”Paul Angelchik, MD, chairman and CEO of American World Clinics, stated, “We welcome to AWC-Barbados the experience, and high quality expertise which Winners Companies brings to our project. With their development leadership and a shared vision of excellence, they are a perfect fit to help us set new standards in global health care services delivery.”Caribbean News Now Share Share HealthLifestyle $100 million international health project for Barbados by: – September 4, 2012 Share Tweet 14 Views no discussions Sharing is caring!
Jerseys for players and coaches presented; competition to kick off shortlySPONSOR of the East Bank Football Association (EBFA) Under-11 League, USA-based Guyanese Ralph Green, recently presented branded jerseys to the association that would be handed over to the players and coaches of the 10 partcipating teams.Green, who was on a short visit to Guyana, was hoping to see the kickoff of the tournament but the current prolonged rainy season put paid to his hopes, as grounds on the East Bank have been rendered unplayable for the past two months and counting.In handing over the jerseys to EBFA president Franklyn Wilson, Green said that he was eager to see the players in action but is hoping to be back during the competition or for the conclusion to enjoy the youngsters in action.He noted his pleasure in continuing to support grassroots development of the game on the East Bank and has promised to continue to work closely with the association to make the tournament a continued success where players will look forward to being a part of it, annually.Apart from the players’ and coaches’ jerseys, a set of polos also branded were presented to the EBFA Executive. The competition when it gets started will see association branded balls used.Thirty-four numbered playing vests, one first aid kit, two captains’ armbands, five backpacks and 74 medals (first- to fourth-placed teams) were also donated by Green.Only players born on or after January 1, 2006 will be eligible to participate in the tournament.Agricola Red Triangle are the inaugural champions and will be going all out to retain the crown but will have to contend with nine other teams. Craig Primary placed second last year with Grove Hi Tech third and Friendship All Stars, fourth.Agricola’s Floyd Boyce was the MVP of the League. He also finished as the joint top goalscorer with Grove’s Tyrese Jones. Agricola also won the best goalkeeper trophy which went to Adam Wilson.The Most Improved Player award was presented to Joshua Moore of Craig Primary while Shavi Atkinson of Friendship All Stars was adjudged the Most Promising Player.