Jahra Medical City likely to be administered by an American Group

Jahra Medical City likely to be administered by an American Group

Finance Minister Nayef Al-Hajraf, Health Minister Sheikh Dr Bassel Al-Sabah and Amiri Diwan Undersecretary Sheikh Mohammed Al-Abdullah Al-Sabah recently met six international medical groups to choose one among the six to administer the Jahra Medical City, informed sources said. The sources added that an American medical group will most likely be selected as per the achievements by the group in Abu Dhabi. The sources also noted that the estimated cost of managing the city varies between KD 100 million and KD 200 million for a period of five to 10 years. Also to be noted that the American Henry Ford Medical Group already runs a hospital in Riyadh. Notably, Jahra Medical City has a bed capacity of 1,234 in eight main buildings and the project is located over a total area of 235,000 sq m. It is expected to be completed within three years at a total cost of KD 354 million.

Courtesy: Kuwait News

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