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Hospital Dr. Tony Facio Castro, Costa Rica

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Paseo Dr. Rubén Umaña Chavarría
Limón
Costa Rica


Limón, Costa Rica
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N9° 59' 59.172" W83° 1' 35.202"   (9.99977, -83.026445)
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Hospital Dr. Tony Facio Castro, known as Hospital Tony Facio, in Limón, Costa Rica caters to the health needs of Limón Province.The hospital occupies 22,000 square metres and is divided into modules including hospitalization and outpatient facilities. It provides specialized services in some areas of the cantons of Pococí, Guácimo, and the Cariari district for a combined population of 166,723 inhabitants in those areas.It services three population categories: direct population (236,565 people directly attached or assigned to the hospital), indirect population (not directly allocated but are referred by specialists), and floating population (other unattached people and tourists). The direct population comes from Limón (city), Siquirres, Talamanca, and Matina. The indirect population is from Pococí, Guácimo, and the Cariari district; and the floating population comprises national and international immigrants into the area, and tourists.The hospital commemorates Dr. Tony Facio (29 October 1918 – 20 December 1948), a native of Puerto Limón born as Maximiliano Antonio de la Paz Facio Castro, son of Dr. Antonio Facio Ulloa and Cristina Castro Carazo, who died at the age of 30. The Hospital San Juan de Dios in San José also has a medical research centre named "Doctor Antonio Facio Castro" dedicated in the late 1940s to the "illustrious doctor who died tragically at a young age."

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Hospital Dr. Tony Facio Castro

Address: Paseo Dr. Rubén Umaña Chavarría, Limón, Costa Rica
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