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Oman Health: Free treatment for a month at new hospital
September 5, 2016 | 11:50 AM
by Rejimon k [email protected]
Patients at a new hospital in Oman will receive free treatment for the first month of operation, according to the medical group's chairman.
 
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Muscat: Patients at a new hospital in Oman will get free consultation for the first month of operation, according to the medical group's chairman.

Shifa Al Jazeera, a well-established hospital chain in the Gulf region, will open its first premium polyclinic in Al Khuwair on September 29 with free of charge treatment for patients till October 29, the senior official said.

"We will be having tie up with leading hospitals in the GCC and India," said K T Rabeeullah, chairman and managing director of Shifa Al Jazeera Medical Group.

"In India, the hospital will be having tie up with Baby Memorial Hospital," Rabeeullah added.The Saudi-based hospital chain said its Ruwi hospital with 140 beds is aiming at making healthcare accessible to common man, while Al Khuwair Polyclinic is for premium customers.



“Our Ruwi hospital (Shifa Al Jazeera Access Hospital) is for common people. It will be opened in December," Rabeeulah added.

Further, the group plans to open ten premium polyclinics called Badar Al Thamam polyclinic, in tie-up with Badar Al Thamam group. These polyclinics, which will be opened in 2017, are planned in Amerat, Al Bhubra, Mabela, Sur, Ibra, Buraimi, Sohar, Falaj, Saham and Nizwa.

All these healthcare centres will cater to the needs of more than 10,000 patients across the country.

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