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1,200 jobs as Abu Dhabi's largest private hospital plans Dh1bn expansion

By Jennifer Bell / 25 Feb 2013

The new Burjeel Hospital in the rapidly growing Mohammed Bin Zayed City will create about 1,200 jobs for medical staff, treating mainly long-stay patients.

It will cost about twice as much as the original 202-bed hospital, which at 56,000-square-metres is Abu Dhabi’s largest private hospital, cost an estimated Dh500 million to build and opened less than a year ago.


Oasis Hospital in Al Ain welcomes 100,000th baby

By Zaineb Al Hassani / 25 Jan 2013

With hands clenched into tiny fists and a shock of black hair poking out from underneath his white blanket, Hassan Al Omeri has a rather unassuming demeanour given his timely achievement of being the 100,000th baby born at Oasis Hospital.

Although Hassan, who was born weighing 3.4 kilos at 9.52am on January 14, nine days before his due date, will remain unaware of the importance of his birth for some time, it is a mark of how far the hospital has come from its humble beginnings as a mud brick building 52 years ago.


Bahrain bans narcotic painkillers' stocking

Source : TradeArabia / 25 Dec 2012

Private clinics in Bahrain have been banned from obtaining, stocking and dispensing narcotic painkillers, said a top official.

Patients would now have to go through Bahrain's main hospital to be prescribed the drugs, Dr Baha Eldin Fathea, chief executive of the National Health Regulatory Authority (NHRA), was quoted as saying in a report by our sister publication, the Gulf Daily News.


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