المجلس الأعلى لإدارة وتنسيق الشؤون الإنسانية والتعاون الدولي

Inauguration the work of completing the new building project for Kuwait Hospital in Amanat Al Asimah.

The Minister of Public Health and Population, Dr. Taha Al-Mutawakel, secretary of the Capital Hammoud Abbad, and Secretary General of the Supreme Council for Management and Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and International Cooperation, Abdul Mohsen Tawoos, inaugurated today the work of completing the project of the new building of the Kuwait University Hospital in Amanat Al Asimah.

At the inauguration, the Minister of Health stressed the importance of starting work to complete and rehabilitate the Kuwait Hospital building, which has been in trouble for more than 20 years.
Al Mutawakel pointed out that the completion of the project at this phase in which the country is experiencing reflects the great efforts and joint coordination between various authorities to expand and improve medical services.

He also expressed his thanks to the German government, WHO and UNOPS for their support to complete the implementation of the project, stressing that the hospital will be special addition to health work in Yemen, especially that the plan allocated the first floor to intensive care rooms in light of the growing need.

The Minister of Health explained that the first phase of the project includes equipping two floors of the building, while the second phase includes the rest of the floors.

He also confirmed the keenness to prepare the hospital to enable it to perform its medical role in alleviating the suffering of patients, improving the performance of the medical staff and benefiting from its capabilities in the current phase that Yemen is going through in light of ongoing aggression and siege.

The Minister of Health appreciated support of SCMCHA in rehabilitating and improving health services and completing the project for the new building of the Kuwait Hospital.

For his part, the secretary of the Capital considered the launching of work to complete the project as one of the most important health projects implemented in this exceptional phase,especially after it stopped for years.

Abbad affirmed that the project represents especial leap in the health aspect due to the society’s increasing need for medical services.

He appreciated the coordination and cooperation between SCMCHA, the Ministry of Health, the Secretariat and UNOPS.

In turn, Tawoos pointed out the importance of the project, funded by the World Bank and implemented by UNPOS, in providing a great service to the people of the capital, Sana’a, especially in light of the difficult conditions that the health sector suffers from as a result of the continued aggression and siege.

Tawoos also urged the Ministry of Health and Amanat Al Asimah to provide all facilities to complete the project.

For his part, Director of Kuwait Hospital, Dr. Amin Al-Junaid, pointed out the importance of completing the project and preparing it to provide medical and treatment services in a way that reduces pressure on other government hospitals in light of the conditions Yemen is going through as a result of the continued aggression and siege.

The inauguration was attended by the Director of the Health Office in the Secretariat, Dr. Mutahar Al-Maroni, and the Program Officer at the UNOPS office, Dr. Khaldoun Muhammad.

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