It consists of 9 floors and a cost of 450 million dirhams

The Director General of Dubai Health inaugurates the construction works of Prime Hospital for Heart and Lung Diseases


Today, the Director General of the Dubai Health Authority, Awad Saghir Al Ketbi, inaugurated the construction works of Prime Hospital for Heart, Lung and Oncology Diseases in Dubai Healthcare City (Phase Two), at an estimated cost of 450 million dirhams. in the emirate.

The new hospital, which will consist of 9 floors and spread over an area of ​​33,000 square meters, will include three medical centers of excellence specializing in cardiology, pulmonary diseases, and oncology, to provide its latest diagnostic and therapeutic services to patients in these areas, including interventional coronary treatments, cardiac disorders, and cardiac rehabilitation services, And complex cardiac interventions, diagnosis and treatment of difficult and complex pulmonary infections, management and treatment of respiratory diseases, and the Center of Excellence for Cancer Care - which bears the name of the scientist Marie Curie - will provide an integrated set of services that cover medical and surgical oncology, and radiation oncology.

The hospital will also provide a package of diagnostic and therapeutic services related to all oncological surgeries, as robotic surgery specialized in techniques, hybrid operating rooms and hybrid catheterization laboratories will be used.

Al Ketbi laid the foundation stone marking the start of the construction work for this vital project, in the presence of Jamal Abdul Salam, CEO of Dubai Healthcare City Authority, founder and managing director of Prime Healthcare Group, Dr. Jamil Ahmed, CEO of Easa Al Ghurair Investment Company, Easa Al Ghurair, and a number of health authority officials Dubai and Dubai Healthcare City.

In press statements on this occasion, Al Ketbi stressed the importance of this project, which will provide specialized treatment opportunities for patients with heart, lung and tumors in accordance with the best international medical protocols and practices based on the latest technologies, systems and smart solutions, which contributes to providing and diversifying specialized treatment options for patients, and enhancing the competitiveness of Dubai as an ideal destination. For those seeking treatment and hospitalization from different countries of the world.

The Director General of the Dubai Health Authority stressed the great interest that the authority attaches to supporting and strengthening the efforts of the private medical sector, motivating it and enabling it to invest in investment opportunities in the emirate, by providing all available facilities to be a strategic partner for the authority in developing the health care system in Dubai and achieving the goals and directives it is working on. The authority seeks to achieve it in accordance with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, "may God protect him," and the directives of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council.

Al Ketbi valued the great efforts made by the private medical sector in the emirate and its commitment to all regulations, standards and requirements that have greatly contributed to achieving the reputation, leadership and excellence of the emirate by creating an innovative health system and model at the regional level that keeps pace with the needs of the population and meets the requirements of the current and future phase of the emirate. 

Al-Ketbi had heard from those in charge of the project about the plans and stages of implementing this vital project and the timetable for its completion according to the best specifications and standards of modern medical buildings that take into account the comfort and privacy of patients.

For his part, Dr. Jamil Ahmed, the founder and managing director of the “Prime Health Care” group, explained the efforts made by the group to chart new paths in the field of specialized health care based on digital technology to achieve the group’s goals in providing distinguished medical services to patients, especially since the hospital will employ the latest medical technologies. In diagnosis and treatment, including the use of surgical robots, hybrid operating rooms and other latest global technologies, and it will be equipped with advanced medical technologies that use artificial intelligence. 

Mr. Kevin Creston, Regional Director of Stantec Architectural Company, which designed the project, praised the great role that the hospital will play in promoting the growing healthcare scene in the UAE in general and Dubai in particular through its specialized services provided to patients.

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