DHA to commence Dubai Hospital expansion project in Q1 2020
Emirates Islamic Bank donates $6.8m for the 32,100m2 four-storey building that will include 127 specialised outpatient clinics
Dubai Healthcare Authority (DHA) is expanding the existing Dubai Hospital with the addition of a new 32,100m2 four-storey building that will be dedicated for 127 specialised outpatient clinics, construction work on which will begin in Q1 2020.
In a statement, DHA said that the building will be two and half times bigger than the existing specialised clinics in Dubai Hospital. The specialised clinics will have a capacity to accommodate 254 patients per hour, with the radiology facility alone being able to serve 46 patients per hour.
Emirates Islamic Bank will donate $6.8m (AED25m), under a memorandum of association (MoU) inked with DHA to support the construction of the building. The MoU was in the presence of director general of DHA, HE Humaid Al Qutami, and chairman of Emirates Islamic, vice chairman, and managing director of Emirates NBD, HE Hesham Abdulla Al Qassim.
The ground floor of the planned building will include a lab, radiology facility, pharmacy, cafeteria, among others, while the first floor will features 34 clinics for ENT, Ophthalmology, Internal medicine, and Orthopaedics. Second floor of the four-storey structure will include 43 clinics for cardiovascular, endocrine, tumours and surgery. The third floor will include 50 clinics obstetrics and gynaecology, dental and reproductive medicine, meanwhile the fourth floor will be for future expansions.
The specialised clinics will be dedicated to ophthalmology, internal medicine, orthopaedics, cardiovascular, endocrine, tumours, surgery, obstetrics and gynaecology, dental, and reproductive medicine.