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Governor of Makkah to Inaugurate New Health Projects in Jeddah on Tuesday
28 March 2016
On behalf of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz, His Royal Highness Prince Khalid Al-Faisal, the Advisor to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and Governor of Makkah will inaugurate on Tuesday a number of new health projects in Jeddah.
On this occasion, His Excellency the Minister of Health, Eng. Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al-Falih said: "The projects include the inauguration of King Abdullah Medical Complex's 1st stage in north Jeddah by opening a 500-bed Internal Medicine and a Surgery Specialist Hospital. Upon the completion, the complex capacity will reach 1,100 beds."
"Preparations are on the final stages to equip a specialized hospital of gynecology, obstetrics, pediatrics and high risk pregnancy with 400 beds in addition to supplying ophthalmology hospital with 200 beds in King Abdullah Medical Complex, in north of Jeddah," he added.
He added: "East Jeddah Hospital is planned to be inaugurated with a capacity of 300 beds along with more 60 beds for kidney failure patients." The minister added that the hospital's capacity would be increased to hit 74 beds."
Al-Falih went on, saying that a 200-bed center for injuries and accidents would be established in addition to the inauguration of 27 primary health care centers in Jeddah and its connected cities and towns.
He expressed thanks and lauded support received by the ministry from the Emirate of Makkah and Jeddah.
"The objective of these projects is to enhance health services provided by the ministry for the citizens and visitors of Jeddah, particularly, for the fact that it stands as the first gate to the Two Holy Mosques," Al-Falih said.
"We would like to confirm the Ministry's keenness on the overall health development in all regions and provinces of the Kingdom and boosting them with qualified medical cadres", he added.
Al-Falih said: The projects came to confirm that the Ministry would continue enhancing its health services and provide a paradigm shift as we are witnessing in these projects."
The projects would contribute to the improvement of MOH's health services provided for citizens and visitors of Jeddah, the minister said, adding they would meet the ministry's long-aspired objectives to develop and improve health services.
He asserted the ministry's keenness on the overall health development in all regions and provinces of the Kingdom and boosting them with qualified medical cadres.
Al-Falih extended thanks and gratitude to those who contributed to the implementation of such important projects.

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