Ministry of Public Works spokesman announced the completion of 97% of the project, Sheikh Khalifa Specialist Hospital in Ras Al Khaimah, which was praises of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, which will start its duty next September.
Mary of Al Majar Al Nuaimi, Director of Government Communications in the Ministry's added in her statement to Al Bayan which was the first local newspaper to inform the phased implementation of the Specialty Hospital as the largest of its kind in the Middle East, that” the hospital was carried out within the initiatives of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE God and the work began on 17/5/2009 and will expire during the month of September at a total cost of one billion dirhams. “She added that “the project is the highest global standards of quality and approved for this type of specialized hospitals.”
The implementation stages passed a high percentage of completion for the work of the main building, fences, gates and building services, which amounted to 97%, and coincides processing of the hospital medical equipment needed, and that the percentage of supply so far about 15%, and the hospital has 248 beds to serve the cancer and diseases of the heart and center emergency with a total area of 57,000 square meters, which is subject to expansion in the future.
The building consists of the basement, ground floor, 4 floors overhead in addition to the floor of the services of electromechanical, and contains a building for services and another for laundry central and airstrips for 2 helicopters and main gates, 2 parking for 640 cars, in addition to the processing of medical equipment to the latest level world, and consists of the basement of the Department of cancerous diseases.
In addition to all of the Forum services, such as the kitchen, Central Sterilization, and Central Pharmacy. The ground floor includes an Emergency Department, Sections of Diagnostic Imaging, Radiology, Outpatient Clinics, Department of Entry, Registration and Administration Division. The first floor includes a number of 10 rooms for the Diagnosis Department of heart disease, Laparoscopic Surgery Department, Department of Burns Units and Intensive Care for Heart Disease and a t number of 40 beds. The second floor Includes main laboratory, 60 rooms for patients, 72 beds. The third floor has 60-room patients in addition to the qualification section, 73 beds. The fourth floor contains eight VIP Suits, 45 rooms for patients, 55 beds. The fifth floor includes Electromechanical Services.
Need for the Northern Emirates
Dr. Yasser Issa Al Nuaimi, Director of the Medical Zone in Ras Al Khaimah said that” the hospital is being built due to His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE to meets the needs of Northern Emirates to this type of specialist hospitals to end up the suffering of many patients who have to travel to the Sheikh Khalifa Hospital in Abu Dhabi or Al Mafraq Hospital or Twin or hospitals in Dubai for treatment especially for cancer patients, anxiety, brain and other diseases for which no specialized hospitals, but in the capital, Dubai and Al Ain .It is difficult to move some cases, whether by air or ground ambulance and other means of transport other.”
He explained that” a study was made among the cancer patients, brain, nerves and heart open and some disciplines higher needed to move constantly to receive treatment in hospitals in the capital, Dubai and Al Ain, as the study noted the lack of Emergency Center provides high emergency services, especially in Ras Al Khaimah, Fujairah, Ajman and Umm Al Quwain, and found that many of the serious cases are also transferred and transferred to hospitals outside these areas.”
He pointed out that “the cancer patient is different from other patients as needed to treat variously, according to certain controls accompanied the work of examinations and tests which are continuing and some of these cases treated by injection of chemical and have to travel from Ras Al Khaimah or any of the other emirates to Abu Dhabi or Dubai or Al Ain just to get the injection only.”
Cancer radiation technology
Dr. Yasser Issa Al Nuaimi, pointed that” the initial scenario emphasis was to establish a hospital diagnosis of cases of cancer, heart and brain, but that His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE face the need to create a modern hospital and to the highest international standards for the treatment of cancer, heart disease and stroke and equipped with emergency center, and be based in Ras Al Khaimah, where it is to be chosen on the Emirates Road for easy access from neighboring Emirates, and to be away from the hustle.”
He added, “it will be available for the first time in the hospital after the inauguration of radiation technology cancer therapy is a technique that was very recent recommendation by the installation of special equipment in the hospital and this technology is not available at this time in hospitals in the state and will be available soon at Taw am Hospital in Al Ain as well as in this hospital.