Oman to build 700-bed hospital to meet future demands

Oman’s ministry of health has laid the foundation stone for the construction of the 700-bed hospital in Salalah, Dhofar province, for a total investment valued at $334 million.
The health facility to be named after the country leader Sultan Qaboos will be built over 94,400 sqm, the main building consists of a ground floor and six floors, Trade Arabia reports.
It will also include specialty wings for both men and women besides 25 labour rooms, two operation theatres and an integrated accident and emergency unit.
The project will also feature a pharmacy, medical laboratories, a daycare unit, a room for minor operations, physiotherapy and chemotherapy units, an administration, services building, medical warehouses, auxiliary electric generators, and potable desalination devices.

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