UAE firm wins hospital contract
Ajman, May 28, 2012
UAE-based Al-Fara'a General Contracting and Amanah Construction Company have won a contract to construct two new hospitals in Abu Dhabi's western region.
The hospitals coming up at Sila and Ghayathi areas are part of the strategy of Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA) to improve the emirate’s health care infrastructure and achieve its vision of providing world-class health care to UAE citizens and residents.
Saif Bader Al Qubaisi, chairman and managing director of SEHA; Dr JR Gangaramani, president & executive chairman of Al Fara'a General Contracting and Malik Fakih, the chairman of Amanah Construction Company signed the deal in the presence of Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in the Western Region.
Sheikh Hamdan articulated the importance of continuous improvement in Abu Dhabi’s healthcare systems to bring it in line with recognized global standards by providing the best health care services to every citizen and resident in the emirate.
“Abu Dhabi will realize these goals, by investing in a healthy environment and by equipping hospitals with the latest technologies and systems to keep pace with the development and progress of the emirates’ health services,” he stated.
Al Qubaisi, said: 'We are pleased to announce the start of construction of Sila and Ghayathi hospitals in the Western Region. We expect to see all construction stages get completed by 2015.'
The new hospitals, he stated, have been designed to accommodate growing demand and to meet the needs of the expected rate of population growth in the emirate during the coming years.
Once the hospitals are complete, Ghayathi will provide 50 beds, along with Sila’s 40. Both will provide general medicine, obstetrics and gynecology services, and will also include intensive care units for infants.
'Both hospitals will be equipped with the latest amenities and technical equipment to ensure delivery of world-class health care to the people. The current Ghayathi and Sila hospitals will continue to provide all healthcare services until the new hospitals are complete,' he added.-TradeArabia News Service