Bahrain to Launch New Medical City

Sunday, 18th December 2016

Bahrain is set to start work on the new King Abdullah Medical City development in June of next year, reported Arabian Business on Sunday.

The $1 bn project will span 1 million square meters on Bahrain’s east coast, aiming to include  internal medicine, surgery, paediatrics, obstetrics and gynaecology – with sub-specialty.

The new Medical City is set to employ over 700 medical staff upon completion. The first phase includes a 288-bed hospital, operated by the Arabian Gulf University and up for completion at the end of 2019. While phase one will also include an outpatient clinic, a morgue and educational areas, phase two is set to add another 500 beds and more clinic facilities.

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