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UAE to establish “modular-built” cancer facility by 2023

UAE to establish “modular-built” cancer facility by 2023

UAE to establish “modular-built” cancer facility by 2023

Al Jalila Foundation, a philanthropic organization, has revealed plans to determine the UAE’s first charity hospital to assist cancer patients, under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, vice chairman and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai,The 250-bed cancer facility is predicted to finish in two phases and open doors in 2023, UAE’s state-run press agency Wam reported.

The hospital will have the capacity to treat 30,000 patients a year, offering services starting from prevention, diagnosis, treatment and palliative care.

The seven-storey hospital are going to be Dubai’s first fully modular-built hospital equipped with the newest medical technologies.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum tweeted, “Today, we announce plans to establish the ‘Hamdan Bin Rashid Cancer Charity Hospital’ to provide free cancer care for people in need. Spanning 50,000m2,the 250-bed capacity hospital will treat 30,000 patients a year.”

The new facility will be Dubai’s first fully modular comprehensive hospital delivered through the most advanced technologies and construction techniques using plug-and-play components optimised for off-site factory production.

The modular concept allows flexibility for future expansion and reduces design time by 50%, construction time by 30% and cost by 20%.The first phase will see the construction of the first wing of the hospital with 150 beds while the second phase will see capacity expanded to 250 beds. The facility will incorporate Environmentally Sustainable Design (ESS) principles across its design and construction, whilst reducing energy use and operational cost.