Construction of Saudi German Hospital in Dammam completed
Developer Middle East Healthcare Co says hospital to open following approvals from Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Health
Construction on Saudi German Hospital (SGH) Damman has been completed, developer Middle East Healthcare Company said in a Tadawul missive, adding that medical and other equipment for the project, located on King Fahad Road, west of Faisaliah area in Dammam, had also been installed.
The group said it would announce the project's operational commencement date following the receipt of approvals from the kingdom’s Ministry of Health.
International Hospital Construction Company built the facility under a $90m (SAR336m) deal.
Construction on the complex, which is Middle East Healthcare Company’s sixth hospital in Saudi Arabia, started on 7 December, 2016.
When operational, the Dammam hospital will offer inpatient and outpatient facilities, critical care units, operating rooms, and laboratories, in addition to other support functions.
Healthcare is a key area of focus for Saudi Arabia, with several major healthcare developments ongoing in the country.
This includes the King Fahad Medical City Expansion, a 23.4ha masterplanned medical city that is under way in Riyadh, and the King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Medical Complexes in Riyadh and Jeddah.