The Supreme Council of Health (SCH) has announced the beginning of construction of the first workers hospital in the Industrial Area. The new hospital consists of out-patient clinic, ambulance service, surgery, X-ray and laboratory in addition to an attached health centre and a medical commission unit.
The contractor received the site in mid of June and started the necessary preparations for the construction of the hospital , said SCH.
The hospital is one of three hospitals for bachelor workers being built by the Special Engineering Office. They are expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2016, each with a capacity of 120 beds, expandable to 217 beds.
Work on other projects which will include Mesaieed Industrial City and Ras Laffan Industrial City, is scheduled to start at the end of August. Each hospital includes attached health center and a medical commission unit.
These projects come within SCH’s plan to create a network of hospitals and health centers to provide integrated healthcare services for expatriate workers.