MUSCAT: The Ministry of Health yesterday signed two agreements with consulting firms for projects related to Madha Hospital and expansion of Haima Hospital. Dr Ahmed bin Mohammed al Saeedi, Minister of Health, signed the agreements on behalf of the Government of Oman. The signing of the agreements is a translation of His Majesty’s directives to upgrade the healthcare services in the Sultanate, Dr Saeedi said adding that one of the agreements will convert Madha health centre to a full-fledged 26-bed capacity hospital boasting eight clinics for internal medicine, pediatrics and gynecology in addition to an emergency unit, ultrasound unit, x-ray laboratory, cardiology unit and a dialysis department.
The Haima Hospital in Al Wusta Governorate will also be expanded to contain 45 beds with the addition of pediatric section, surgery unit, dialysis department, intensive care unit, dialysis department and CT scan unit, Dr Saeedi said.
SOURCE: OMAN DAILY OBSEVER