Fourth medical school coming soon to St Vincent

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent — Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves has announced that a fourth medical school is expected to begin operations in St Vincent and the Grenadines by next year.

The prime minister made the announcement during a news conference. He said that the St James School of Medicine is looking at the possibility of starting operations in the South Leeward area.

The prime minister also said that the St James Medical School has indicated that it will start with about sixty students, and this will increase to about two hundred within two to three years.

Gonsalves noted that there are now over 400 medical students pursuing studies in St Vincent.

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