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Saudi Arabia Is Building The Largest Hospital In Mauritania At A Cost Of $55 Million

The Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has given a go ahead for a hospital to be built in the Mauritanian capital, Nouakchott.

Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported the hospital will include 300 beds, and it will be named ‘King Salman hospital

This royal decree comes in line with the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud’s visit to the African nation.

In a statement, the ministry said that the hospital will be a multi-specialty and reference center for 15 Mauritanian regional hospitals, and it would be fully funded by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the form of a grant to the people of Mauritania.

The hospital will assist in training and qualifying medical cadets as a university hospital, thanks to its geographical location and the role it is expected to play in raising the level of health services in the country in general.

The statement indicated that the hospital would include emergency departments, general wards and surgical sections, surgical operations department, as well as sections of maternity, pediatrics, intensive care, nephrology, in addition to many clinics.

The hospital will also include an integrated laboratory and another for urgent cases plus a building for public administration. It will also include housing for doctors with a capacity of 50 housing units and other administrative buildings.  

News/Image: Zawya/Arab News News Agencies

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