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Medical City in the Sacred Capital to be named King Abdullah Medical City
19 May 2007
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz has approved allotting the name of King Abdullah Medical City (KAMC) to the Medical City in the Sacred Capital. Moreover, as it is located in the holiest place on earth, a royal approval has also been issued for allotting the largest possible area to the city for ensuring it to be the largest medical establishment that provides the best medical services in the Kingdom.
 
The Ministry of Health Dr. Hamad Al-Mane said the first phase of the KAMC has been accomplished on an area of 750,000 meter square. Al-Nour Specialized Hospital has been annexed to the city since it is only 1000 meter far.
 
He said the total capacity of KAMC is 1500 beds following annexation of Al-Nour Specialized Hospital. It is expected to include 10 specialized centers, thus being the largest medical city in the Kingdom.
 
He expressed his aspiration that KAMC will be a center for modern medicine in the Sacred Capital for providing the best quality medical services.
 
It is worth mentioning that KAMC includes Mina General Hospital, with a capacity of 500 beds, as well as the Gynecology and Pediatrics Hospital, with a capacity of (300-500) beds, in addition to a number of health facilities and a building for the Directorate of Health Affairs. 



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