Abu Dhabi General Services Company (Musanada) has completed almost 32% of the work on the $1.2bn (AED4.4bn) new Al Ain Hospital.
"The new hospital will provide integrated medical services to everyone living in Al Ain City in accordance with latest international standards and practices in the area of health facilities," Engineer Mohamed Al Shuweihi, Musanada’s healthcare acting director, was quoted as saying by WAM.
"This will help to enhance the healthcare sector in Al Ain city and Abu Dhabi in general, while addressing the needs of the growing population of that region."
Once complete, the hospital will be handed over to Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (Seha).
The hospital’s concrete and steel structure has been completed, along with the primary substation which is being handed over to Al Ain Distribution Company. The main refrigeration equipment have been installed at the utility building along with 25t of the facade work.
The hospital project is located at Al Jimi in Al Ain city, and stretches over 347,000 sqm, consisting of the main hospital building, a 1,500-vehicle parking facility, a logistics centre, a 60MW 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 procedures and diagnosis.
The hospital will be supplied with medical and technical equipment keeping in pace with latest advances and developments in the area of diagnosis and treatment, providing more assurance of a successful and comfortable treatment process within the minimum timeframe.
The hospital 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.