The pace of achievement in building and equipping DHAMAN hospitals in Ahmadi and Jahra during the year 2020 has accelerated significantly, to conform with the approved schedule for delivery at the end of 2021, despite the fact that construction activities have been affected by temporary suspension as imposed by the government as part of the measures to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. The completion rate at the end of December 2020 reached 38%. Meanwhile, the completion rate of design work reached 96.5% and the remaining percentage represents appropriations from government bodies and ministries, which are under completion despite the unusual work conditions in government departments due to the pandemic.
In conjunction with the continuation of construction, the supply work of DHAMAN Hospitals began through the selection of medical devices and equipment, the plan for the implementation of smart healthcare, and the completion of an integrated recruitment plan to hire the medical and administrative staff necessary to operate the hospitals.
For DHAMAN Hospitals in Ahmadi and Jahra, each consists of 5 floors and a basement with a total area of 82,000 square meters. Each hospital has the capacity of 300 beds for inpatients, 14 operating rooms, 21 intensive care units for adults and newborns, laboratories with an area of 1,700 square meters, the radiology department with an area of 3076 square meters, the emergency department with an area of 5,289 square meters while being linked to an air ambulance helipad, outpatient clinics with an area of 8,340 square meters, in addition to the pharmaceutical department with an area of 1,739 square meters. Each hospital also has a car parking building with a capacity exceeding 500 cars.