New medical centre opens in Dubai
Dubai, May 4, 2008
A Dh150 million ($40.8 million) multi-specialty medical center was inaugurated on Sunday at Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC), a member of Tatweer.
The Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Centre, equipped with state-of-the-art technology and highly sophisticated equipment, will cater to the diverse medical needs of patients in the region.
Qhadi Al Murooshid, director general, Dubai Health Authority, opened the health centre in the presence of number of dignitaries from the medical, government and business community and key members of the DHCC senior management team.
This facility will have over 120 doctors and a capacity to treat nearly 800 patients a day.
Khalid Al Malik, CEO, Tatweer, said Dr. Sulaiman Al Habib’s new facility would complement DHCC’s existing portfolio of renowned healthcare providers.
'We look forward to welcoming more such home-grown entities in our pursuit of creating a hub for regional and international healthcare practitioners,' he added.
Dr Sulaiman Al Habib, chairman, said: “We are privileged to be associated with a landmark destination such as Dubai Healthcare City, which marks our growth from a modest medical unit in Saudi Arabia into a major healthcare group.'
“Our sophisticated medical centre at DHCC will offer premium services on par with global entities, reflecting the most stringent standards. It will not only complement the UAE’s healthcare infrastructure, but will also grow into a core facility for the entire Middle East region.”
Dr. Muhadditha Al Hashimi, CEO, DHCC, said: “With its experienced high-caliber professionals, Dr Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Centre has proven to be one of the most distinguished medical entities, given its track record and the vast number of patients it welcomes on a daily basis.'
'As part of DHCC, the centre confirms our commitment to bring the best of healthcare providers to our premises and set new benchmarks in medical excellence,' he said.
Fitted with next generation diagnostic equipment, Dr Suleiman Al Habib Medical Center will provide a technologically advanced platform for the provision of integrated healthcare services in cardiology, pathology, dental care, and dermatology.
It will also include a diabetic centre, and offer speciality treatment in nutrition, gastroenterology, ophthalmology, and general surgery, he added.-TradeArabia News Service