Saudi Arabia is building largest hospital in Mauritania

SourceSaudi Gazette
CountrySaudi Arabia

NOUAKCHOTT — Saudi Arabia is building the largest hospital in Mauritania at a cost of $55 million. The 300-bed King Salman Hospital will be constructed in Nouakchott, the capital of Mauritania, it was announced by the Mauritanian Ministry of Economic Affairs.In a statement, the ministry said that the hospital will be a multi-specialty and reference center for 15 Mauritanian regional hospitals, and it would be fully funded by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the form of a grant to the people of Mauritania.The hospital will assist in training and qualifying medical cadets as a university hospital, thanks to its geographical location and the role it is expected to play in raising the level of health services in the country in general.The statement indicated that the hospital would include emergency departments, general wards and surgical sections, surgical operations department, as well as sections of maternity, pediatrics, intensive care, nephrology, in addition to many clinics.The hospital will also include an integrated laboratory and another for urgent cases and a building for more...