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The new hospital will have 719 beds. Image: Musanada.

$1.2bn New Al Ain Hospital work 50pc complete

ABU DHABI, August 27, 2017

The Abu Dhabi General Services Company (Musanada) has revealed that construction works on the Dh4.4-billion ($1.2 billion) New Al Ain Hospital, a project executed on behalf Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (Seha), are progressing as planned and are now 50 per cent complete.

The hospital project will have 719 beds, including 484 beds for general medicine, surgery, children’s ward and maternity; 67 for ICU; 142 for medical rehabilitation; and 26 for VIP patients and royal suites.

The hospital is located at Al Jimi in Al Ain city, and will have 347,000 sq m of built-up area. It consists of the main hospital building, a 1,500-car parking facility, a logistics centre, a 60-MW primary substation, as well as other facilities and advanced medical treatment services that will meet the needs of the community in that area.

It will also include 104 advanced specialised clinics, 17 radiology rooms for X-ray, CT Scan and MRI services, as well as 22 specialised rooms for endoscopy diagnosis and procedures. The hospital will be supplied with state-of-the-art medical and technical equipment.

“The company is keen on rapid and quality delivery of the project, which is progressing as per the approved plan and in line with highest international standards and specifications, in order to provide specialised health facilities,” commented Hasher Al Azeezi, Musanada’s senior project manager.

Musanada has recently completed the hospital’s skylight ceiling and the shop drawings of electromechanical works. It had previously completed all window glass installation works and all concrete works of the main and utility buildings together with the project’s steel structures. Precast concrete slabs for all façade walls have been also completed.

It has also commissioned and handed over the primary substation to Al Ain Distribution Company. The medical equipment and medical and office furniture contracts of the new hospital have been awarded, and all works are progressing as per the schedule, Musanada said.

Meanwhile, Seha has developed its strategic plan identifying the services to be offered by the New Al Ain Hospital in order to meet the need of residents of Al Ain region for high quality health services. The new hospital is set to offer several distinguished medical services in the field of   neurology, rheumatism and vascular surgery, in addition to the first-degree trauma and accident centre and the behavioral science services. -TradeArabia News Service
 




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