His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad inaugurated the Jaber Al-Ahmad Hospital this morning in the South Al-Sura area.
Dr. Basel Al-Sabah, the Minister of Health, said that the hospital is considered as a world-wide medical facility with its size and diversity of specialties and equipment. It consists of 5 main towers, built with a total area of 720 thousand meters, comprising 1,168 beds, 36 operating rooms, an ambulance center, helipads and outpatient clinics.
Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health Dr. Mustafa Reddah said that the primary motto of establishing Jaber Al-Ahmad Hospital is to provide excellent services to Kuwait citizens with the upgraded methodology based on the latest technical means and ways of sound management.He pointed out that the MoH employees sought to provide ways to develop work in medical facilities, as the number of beds in hospitals will double to more than 16,000 beds by the next two years, in addition to the extension in the establishment of primary care centers associated with urban expansion.Discussed about the challenges of creating a sound mechanism to manage these advanced facilities to provide an integrated health service. Therefore, the Ministry of Health has developed plans through a global vision, which is based on combining international expertise with local competencies to successfully manage these huge facilities.With regard to Jaber Al-Ahmad Hospital, the Ministry of Health has developed an operational plan for the hospital in several stages, the first of which will be initiated by Kuwaiti team, including the opening of specialized clinics, General Surgery, pediatric, intensive care, accident departments, radiology and laboratories.
Courtesy: Al Anba