Economy: Al Nama Hospital serves 115 thousand people, and the farmer benefits from it in three states, and Sumail provides care for 38 thousand citizens.
Jamal Al-Shanfari told “Oman” direct coordination with the Tender Board to speed up the issuance of the tender and recommend the implementation of projects.
Providing subspecialties such as cardiology, oncology, dialysis and intensive care for adults, premature infants and children –
Completion of the new Sultan Qaboos Hospital in Salalah in 2024, and Suwaiq and the new Khasab next year.
Based on the high orders of His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tariq – may God protect him – the Ministry of Health announced the launch of a tender to implement health development projects, including the establishment of Al Nama Hospital in North Al Sharqiyah Governorate, Samail Hospital in Al Dakhiliyah Governorate, Al Falah Hospital in South Al Sharqiya Governorate and the Central Laboratory.
Ing. Jamal bin Salem Al Shanfari, Director General of the General Directorate of Projects and Engineering Affairs at the Ministry of Health, said in a special statement to “Oman”: The Ministry has begun to implement the elevated orders related to the establishment of Al Nama Hospital in North Al Sharqiyah Governorate, Samail Hospital in Al Dakhiliyah Governorate, and Al Falah Hospital in South Al Sharqiya Governorate, adding them to Tenth Five Year Plan projects 2021-2025.
Note that the ministry has been working at an accelerated pace, it has completed drawings, detailed maps and tender documents for the three new hospitals, and the tender has been launched for the advisory and supervisory works for the Samail Hospital and the Al Falah Hospital. -qualification of companies has been launched, and the envelopes will be opened according to accelerated procedures, and there is direct coordination with the Tender Board to speed up the tender and recommend the implementation of projects.
Al-Shanfari explained that the ministry expects to complete the work within 36 months from the start of construction work, that is, about 3 years, including the construction and supply of medical equipment.
The Director General of Projects and Engineering Affairs emphasized the availability of financial funds for new health projects and the existence of joint coordination with all relevant authorities. Al Shanfari pointed out that several aspects were taken into account in the development of modern specifications for establishing referral hospitals by following the international design pattern in accordance with modern global standards while preserving the Omani culture. And come up with a modern design that is different from the usual designs, and the quality of planning and engineering drawings to make the projects more modern, taking into account the interior and exterior design, new colors, lighting, interior decoration and movement paths inside and outside hospitals, in addition, the projects will feature the latest technology and technology of advanced medical devices and will incorporate most of the delicate specialties such as dialysis In order for the health sector to keep pace with the aspirations of the Omani community for high-level medical services and care, the project also includes outpatient clinics, a dialysis unit, a day care unit, an adult intensive care unit, a pediatric intensive care unit, a neonatal intensive care unit, a cardiology and oncology unit, a surgery ward , an internal medicine ward and a pathology ward. Obstetrics and Gynecology and Psychiatric Ward.
In his statement, Ing Jamal continued: The Ministry of Health continues to implement many other health projects in the tenth five-year plan, especially the new Sultan Qaboos Hospital in Salalah, which is still under construction and expected to be completed in the last quarter of 2024, and the new Suwaiq and Khasab Hospital, expected to be completed in 2023 AD, and work continues in Madha, Al Mazyona and Wadi Bani Khaled hospitals. There are other expansions and additions implemented in Sohar, Nizwa and Sultani hospitals.
For its part, the Ministry of Economy explained the details of the projects related to the health sector, which it is hoped will expand the scope of the provision of health services to the governorates in which they will be implemented and the decentralization of the health system promote. .
Where the Al Nama Hospital Project in the Wilayat of Al Mudhaibi will serve approximately 115 thousand people, and the Al Falah Hospital in South Al Sharqiyah will serve three states: Ja’alan Bani Bu Hassan with 40,000 people, the Wilayat of Al Kamil and Al Wafi with 35,000 people, and the Wilayat of Jalan Bani Bu Ali with 105 thousand people. Samail provides services to almost 38 thousand people.
The ministry stated that the number of beds in each hospital is about 150 beds, which can be expanded to 300 beds in the future. The projects will be built on more than 43,000 square meters for each hospital, leaving room for future expansion.
The Ministry of Economy stated that it had worked on setting standards to prioritize development projects and methods of development planning to ensure a balance between the economic and social dimensions of development, and the annual development budget was approved after the approval of the Council of Ministers. He pointed out that the team involved in the Ministry of Economy studied, evaluated and selected the priority of the implementation of projects by discussing them with specialists in the Ministry of Health, and the tenth five-year development plan approved a number of policies which achieves the priority. of health, including improving the institutional framework for health care, which aimed to create a sustainable health society in which a culture of “health” is rooted. Everyone’s responsibility” is protected from hazards and health threats, and a health system characterized by decentralization, quality, transparency, justice and accountability.
The Ministry of Economy emphasized the contribution of the new health projects to the transformation efforts to the development of the governorates by facilitating the centralization of health services and the decentralization of the health system, and accelerating the goals of comprehensive health coverage, which is within a strategic program the programs of the tenth five-year development plan and the provision of health services in various governorates efficiently. and promoting the desired health content of these projects and increasing the uptake of job seekers in the fields related to the health sector.