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UAE's $1bn Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City 85% ready

The 30ha facility will comprise 732 beds, a 1,610-strong car park, and two helicopter pads as well, it has been announced

A government delegation recently toured the Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City in Abu Dhabi's Al Mafraq area.
A government delegation recently toured the Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City in Abu Dhabi's Al Mafraq area.

The UAE's $1.1bn (AED4bn) Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City is 85% complete. 

This information was revealed during an official visit of the Al Mafraq site, conducted by Saeed Eid Al Ghafli, chairman of the Executive Office.

Al Ghafli was accompanied by officials from the Health Authority, Abu Dhabi General Services Company (Musanada), and Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (Seha). 

He also toured parts of the Medical City, starting with the first block dedicated to the mother and baby unit, the neonatal intensive care unit, and children’s operating theatres.

Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City is being built over an area of 30ha, and includes 732 beds, two main wards, 36 VIP wards, and a car park with a capacity of 1,610 cars.

Once completed, the facility will be considered one of the biggest medical units dedicated to intensive care in the region, and an excellent centre for the treatment of emergencies and accidents.

According to WAM, the master development will comprise several buildings, and will include two helicopter pads as well. 

 

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