Health minister unveils Al-Bashir Hospital plan, 2,000 beds in 7 years

Al-Bashir Bashir Hospital
Al-Bashir Hospital. (File photo: Jordan News)
AMMANMinister of Health, Firas Al-Hawari, announced that the ministry has, for the "first time," launched a comprehensive bidding process for the master plan of Al-Bashir Hospital. The aim is a complete infrastructure rehabilitation.اضافة اعلان

He elaborated that the Ministry has devised a comprehensive expansion plan. This encompasses the identification of structures for treatment, ancillary services, and an expansion of training units, Al-Mamlaka TV reported. He predicted that over the next seven years, the health sector will see the addition of 2,000 new beds, spanning various sectors including civil, military, and private.

Furthermore, he highlighted collaborative efforts with the Ministry of Public Works to advance bidding procedures for the new Madaba Hospital project, designed with a capacity of 400 beds. Additionally, a new 330-bed hospital on Airport Road is in the works, financed by the Saudi-Jordanian Investment Fund. This facility will include a specialized children's hospital and outpatient clinics.

Al-Hawari also underlined the initiation of the construction of a new military hospital with a capacity of 400 beds in Zarqa governorate. Another military hospital in Ma'an, featuring 150 beds, is also in the pipeline.

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