Top Bahrain hospital opens new ICU
Manama, April 2, 2013
The new Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at the Salmaniya Medical Complex in Bahrain was inaugurated yesterday by HRH Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa.
He met senior Health Ministry officials and stressed the government's unflinching support for the health sector, said a report in our sister publication, the Gulf Daily News.
He urged to carry out the state's policies in providing healthcare without compromising patients' and doctors' rights. He directed to further optimise health services by providing the latest equipment and best expertise.
He voiced the government's resolve to continue efforts to further upgrade medical services in Bahrain.
He said the government is keen to remove all obstacles in developing the health sector by supporting it with a well-qualified staff, outfitting hospitals and health centres with the needed equipment and medicines as well as building more establishments.
After inaugurating the ICU, the Prime Minister toured its departments and was briefed on their cutting-edge equipment.
He also listened to those in charge of the unit on the services it provides.
The Premier directed the Health Ministry to carry on with the health projects included in the government's blueprint and further optimise health services in terms of treatment, care and rehabilitation.
Deputy Prime Minister Jawad Al Arrayedh praised the Prime Minister's efforts in developing the health sector in Bahrain.
Health Minister Sadiq Al Shehabi thanked the Prime Minister for the visit, lauding his close follow-up to ensure the best health services are provided for the people in Bahrain.
He also praised the Premier's directives to separate private medicine from public medicine at the Health Ministry, pledging to carry out the project with the needed flexibility. – TradeArabia News Service