New Hospital to Open in Saudi Arabia

Published March 9th, 2000 - 02:00 GMT

There are currently 285 hospitals, both general and specialized, with a total capacity of 41,916 beds in Saudi Arabia. These figures are soon due to rise.  


The newly established "Kingdom Hospital" will be inaugurated by the Medical Projects Services Company later this month. The costs of building this hospital, which took two years to complete, exceeded SR 400 million ($106.7 million), according to Al-Hayat newspaper. The occupancy capacity of the hospital is estimated at 170 beds.  

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