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Health Minister Reviews New Sultan Qaboos Hospital Construction Site

Health Minister Reviews New Sultan Qaboos Hospital Construction Site

Health Minister Reviews New Sultan Qaboos Hospital Construction Site


H.E. Dr. Ahmed Mohammed Al Saidi, Minister of Health visited today (Thursday) the construction site of the New Sultan Qaboos Hospital in Salalah. H.E. Advisor Abdullah Aqeel Aal Ibrahim, Acting Deputy Governor of Dhofar, H.E. Shiekh Salim Ufait Al Shanfari, Head of Dhofar Municipality, Dr. Khalid Mohammed Al Mashaikhi, Director General of Dhofar Governorate Health Services, and Eng. Jamal Al Shanfari, MOH Director General of Projects & Engineering Affairs, along with number of DGHS officials accompanied His Excellency.

It is worth mentioning that the new project of Sultan Qaboos Hospital will be built on a total area of 850,000 sq. m. the main building is consist of ground floor, as well as six-floor with a total built area for the Hospital building estimated of 200,000 sq. m.

The Hospital has radiology department, which includes three x-ray machines, two CT scan machines, one MRI machine, another ultrasound devices, bone-density device, a mammogram, pharmacy and medical laboratories.

It also includes a day-care unit, which consist of endoscopy departments, lithotripsy machine, nephrology department, operating rooms for minor procedures, a physiotherapy unit, and an advanced chemotherapy unit.   

The new Sultan Qaboos Hospital has about 700 beds spread over the men and women various inpatients wards such as surgery, internal medicine, gynecology & obstetric department, pediatrics, burns unit, children and adult ICUs, as well as (25) maternity rooms. In addition to two operating rooms, an integrated unit for accidents and emergency and isolation ward.

The Hospital includes administration offices, services buildings, medical and general store, sewage treatment plants, a helicopter airstrip, spare generators, drinking water purification equipment, cars parking and other general services. 

The construction work, design, supervision and medical equipment for the new Sultan Qaboos Hospital have amounted 135 million Omani Riyal.