$4m new hospital opens in Bahrain
Manama, August 7, 2007
A new BD1.5 million ($4 million) hospital has been opened in Hamad Town in Bahrain.
The Al Amal Hospital will provide secondary health care to the residents of Hamad Town, Buri, Zallaq, Isa Town, Riffa and Sitra areas, said the private hospital’s managing director Dr P Ramesh.
The facilities presently available are internal medicine with general practitioners, paediatrics, physiotherapy, laboratory, radiology, dental, inpatient services, emergency and pharmacy.
'It is expected that the departments of obstetrics and gynaecology, surgery, ENT, ophthalmology and orthopaedics will be commissioned within two months,' Dr Ramesh said. 'The hospital has 35 beds, which include a three-bed emergency and a two-bed intensive care unit. It also has two operation theatres and two labour rooms, which will be commissioned in two months.'
The hospital has on its rolls 10 doctors and 14 others will join shortly, said Dr Ramesh.
An official opening of the hospital will be held next month. – TradeArabia News Service
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