Al-Sabti Lays Foundation Stone for Dialysis Center in Sur
Al-Sabti Lays Foundation Stone for Dialysis Center in Sur29/3/2023
The foundation stone for the construction project of a Dialysis Center, funded by the Al-Jisr Foundation, in Sur Hospital, was laid today (Wednesday) by H.E. Dr. Hilal bin Ali bin Hilal Al-Sabti, Minister of Health, in the presence of the Governor of Al Sharqiyah South and a number of members of the Shura Council and Wali Sur in Al Sharqiyah South Governorate.
The operation of the Center is expected to start in 2025, and the actual operation will be in three different phases. The third and final phase will have a capacity of 30 beds in the dialysis unit. In addition, a fully equipped intensive care department with basic medical supplies, including 22 beds for adults and 8 beds for the pediatric intensive care unit, will be established.
On this occasion, the Minister of Health said that establishing this Center supports the efforts of the Ministry to provide the best treatment services to access all the Sultanate’s governorates. He added that providing this service contributes to developing the treatment services provided to dialysis patients.
His Excellency stressed the role played by the Ministry of Health in operating all services for diagnosing and treating kidney diseases and dialysis by equipping them with qualified medical staff according to the latest treatment methods. He added that this Center would serve dialysis patient of the Governorate and reduces the burden on other similar centers providing the service.
The Minister of Health pointed out the importance of strengthening the partnership between the government and private sectors as a supporter of the development of health services in terms of the social responsibility of these institutions.
In this regard, Saud bin Amer Al-Nadhiri, Director General of Health Services of Al Sharqiyah South, indicated that the Ministry of Health is actively seeking to improve the health services to respond to the people’s needs and provide health services through developing sustainable and decentralized institutional structures and providing healthy and supportive work environment.