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Mandela launches children's hospital in Africa

Associated Press, August 3, 2009

Former President Nelson Mandela has announced the development of the fifth specialist children's hospital in Africa. The Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa, will have a minimum of 200 beds and will house centers for the treatment of cancer, heart, liver, kidney, and other ailments. Construction of the hospital will begin in late 2010 and is expected to be completed in 18 months.