Seha dialysis unit construction on track
Abu Dhabi, March 24, 2011
Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (Seha) has announced that construction work for its new independent centre for dialysis is on schedule, with completion expected in October.
Seha aims to complete the project in Al Mafraq area, the first of its kind in Abu Dhabi, in a record time of 11 months. The clinic will host 68 individual dialysis units, providing health services to more than 325 patients.
Seha has also announced plans to add two other similar centers; one situated in Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Abu Dhabi, and the second in Tawam Hospital, Al Ain.
Seha wants to reach the overall capacity of 204 stations, thus providing effective and efficient Dialysis services to patients, a statement said.
“Seha aims to provide healthcare service competitive with the best in the world for the citizens and residents of Abu Dhabi, and in fact the region,” said Saif Al Hameli, chief of facilities and construction division at Seha.
“The addition of Al Mafraq Dialysis Centre will increase the number of units by more than 70 per cent; while all three centers will cumulatively increase the number of units by over 200 per cent.”
Built on a total area of 7,407 sq m, Al Mafraq Dialysis Centre will offer two VIP suites, two isolated units for infectious diseases, and four units for children.
The dialysis centre is designed using modern cues that ensure easy access to a 105-car parking area, and utilize the latest technology and specialized equipment in the field of dialysis.
“Our aims are to invest in infrastructure and build new hospitals and healthcare centres, in addition to developing our current hospitals,” Al Hameli said.
“Projects include the new Mafraq and Al Ain Hospitals, which are on track for completion, and nine ambulatory healthcare clinics in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain. This is merely the first phase, and others will be announced shortly,” he concluded. – TradeArabia News Service
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