Jahra Medical City
The new Jahra Medical City Kuwait is one of the largest healthcare development projects in the Middle East. The project forms a key part of the state’s ongoing plans to upgrade national health care and raise the capacity of hospitals by 60%.
The layout of the new internationally standardised medical complex comprises of eight separate buildings. The most prominent is the main hospital building, which has a total built-up area of 440,000sqm, and rises to 15 storeys. The project is valued at 365 million Kuwaiti Dinars ($ 1.18 billion USD) and includes a fully equipped 1234 bed hospital, a fully equipped dental facility with 115 treatment rooms and a regional health administration building.
Furthermore, the hospital will feature a women’s centre, trauma centre, 32 operating suites including two hybrid operating rooms, a hybrid CT operating suite, and a hybrid MRI operating suite. The outpatient facilities have 22 departments with 135 clinics with state of the art equipment which includes a 10 seat hyperbaric chamber, the first multi-seat facility of its kind in Kuwait. Other service buildings include a public car park and staff car park, both accommodating 5,000 cars and two emergency shelters, each for 300 people.
Amiri Diwan, State of Kuwait
Healthcare, hospital, car parks, offices
Services: Study, Architectural design, Programme management, Construction management, Construction supervision.