Muscat: Enhancing healthcare options for the residential community in Al Hail and surrounding areas, NMC Health launched its 3rd multispecialty hospital today in an elegant event. With competent outpatient and inpatient services, the hospital not only addresses the medical gap in the area but also brings qualified clinicians, advanced medical technologies and facilities to citizens and residents.
The inauguration of the new facility was officiated by His Excellency Sheikh Mohammed bin Marhoon Al Mammari, State Counsellor jalong with Prasanth Manghat, CEO of NMC Health in Oman in the presence of officials from the Ministry of Health and staff members.
The Undersecretary, Advisor of Health Affairs , Dr Sultan bin Ya’arub Al Busaidi from Ministry of Health congratulated everyone present at the event and said, “The Sultanate of Oman welcomes global players like NMC Health who are genuinely interested in creating the overall welfare of the community via a provision of quality and affordable healthcare.”
Speaking on the occasion, NMC Health CEO and Executive Director Prasanth Manghat said, “NMC Health is committed to working with the Sultanate’s key stakeholders to help foster economic growth through the creation of jobs, economic diversification, as well as the promotion of healthcare tourism to further attract foreign tourists to the Sultanate and the GCC region.”
The Al Hail facility, a top-notch primary and critical care 45 bedded hospital, is equipped with modular operation theatres, ICU beds, Labor and Delivery suites, comfortable inpatient rooms, state of the art laboratories, 15 OPD clinics, and a 24/7 emergency department. The hospital also offers a wide range of specialty facilities including Orthopedics, Urology, Obstetrics, Gynecology, ENT, Pediatrics, Ophthalmology amongst others. The new modern multi-specialty hospital in the heart of the Seeb district shall cater to major areas of Seeb ( Mabela, Mawaleh) and Barka districts of Muscat, Oman. The hospital shall serve the approximate population of around half a million of the regions.
Mr. Manghat added, “We believe quality healthcare is a fundamental right of every citizen, and we partner with every patient to ensure they receive the best-in-class healthcare services they deserve. The decision to continue expanding into Oman, to become the nation’s leading provider, is driven by NMC’s goal to provide the best possible healthcare to the Omani community, and it further demonstrates our overall commitment to ensuring healthcare for all.”
NMC Healthcare forayed into the Sultanate of Oman 2 years ago with the acquisition of Atlas Hospitals and then EMC, a premium brand of Cosmetology centre having 5 branches across Oman. Since then the growth has been quite progressive and well accepted by the residents and citizens of Oman.
About NMC Health
NMC Health plc. is the leading private sector healthcare provider based out of the United Arab Emirates. The group, having started its operations in the country in 1975, has an international network of healthcare facilities in the UAE & GCC, USA, Europe and South America consisting of over 200 facilities across 19 countries, catering to about 8.5 million patients per year, as being looked after by over 2000 doctors and close to 20000 other staff members.
The Group is also a leading UAE supplier of products and consumables across several key market segments, with the major contribution coming from healthcare related products. NMC Trading, a subsidiary of NMC Health plc, is one of the largest distributors in the UAE with distribution rights for some of the most iconic brands from around the world, including 3M, Medtronic, Welch Allyn, Meyra, Sorg, Patron, Abbott Diabetes Care, Nestle, Unilever, Nivea, Pfizer, Siemens, Samsung, Sanofi, Kiwi, Brylcreem, and Henkel, among others. NMC Trading sells products and services to over 10,000 businesses across the UAE.
NMC Health plc. reported revenues of in-excess of US$ 2b in 2018. In April 2012 NMC Health plc. became the first healthcare company from the GCC to list on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). NMC Health plc. is a constituent of the coveted FTSE 100 Index of the blue-chip companies at the LSE.© Press Release 2019
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