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World-Class Hospital Opens in Nicaragua

June 11, 2004

MANAGUA – The MetropolitanVivian Pellas Hospital, a $23 million privatehealth facility billed as the most modernand best-equipped hospital in CentralAmerica, was inaugurated last week.The hospital, located in Managua onCarretera Masaya km 9 3/4, next to theUniversidad Catolica, is being celebratedas a world-class health facility that willdramatically improve Nicaragua’s healthcareoptions as well as help tourism.The hospital, staffed by more than 300specialists, will also have a special unit totreat free-of-charge all child burn victimsthrough the Nicaraguan Association ofChild Burn Victims, headed by the hospital’snamesake, Vivian Pellas, wife ofNicaraguan business tycoon Carlos Pellas.

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