Thursday 22 October 2020

Oman lays foundation stone for 700-bed hospital

MUSCAT, September 21, 2020

Oman's Ministry of Health has laid the foundation stone for the new Sultan Qaboos Hospital in Salalah which is being set up at an investment of RO129 million ($334 million).
To be built over an area of 94,400 sq m, the main building consists of a ground floor and six floors. The 700-bed project will have speciality wings for both men and women besides 25 labour rooms, two operation theatres and an integrated accident and emergency unit, reported the Oman Observer.
Designed to meet future demands, the hospital contains a pharmacy, medical laboratories, a daycare unit, a room for minor operations, physiotherapy and chemotherapy units, it stated.
The project includes offices for an administration, services building, medical warehouses, auxiliary electric generators, and potable desalination devices, the report added. 


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