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Fujairah Hospital to unveil new cardiac catheterization and Thalassemia centres

Saturday 25th June 2011

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Dr. Taieba Sharif, Medical Director of Fujairah Hospital, announced the inauguration of the hospital’s new Centre for Cardiac Catheterization this Monday when surgeons will conduct the first two surgeries of the centre’s cardiac catheterization cases.


Dr. Taieba noted that the hospital’s management completed the full equipping of the centre, in terms of building and facilities, providing catheter device, and the allocation of 5 beds for rehabilitation and follow-up, at a total cost of AED 7 million.

The Medical Director of Fujairah Hospital also expects to start trial operation of the hospital’s new Thalassemia Centre next week, having been fully equipped with modern medical machines and equipments and staffed with full medical, nursing and technical teams.


Efforts are currently ongoing in coordination with the Ministry of Health for the appointment of the centre’s management staff, and it is expected the centre will proceed to provide diagnostic and therapeutic services to clients in due date, to be announced soon, added Dr Taieba.

She noted that the centre has 25 beds for patients, a special laboratory for blood testing and modern medical equipments, that is in addition to the opening of three clinics operating for over 5 days - at the trial operation stage- rising to 6 days in future.


The Medical Director of Fujairah Hospital said that final operational cost of the centre was a total of AED 5 million, inclusive of building construction, devices and other equipment.


Dr. Taieba stated that Gulf Drug Establishment (GDE) contributed two million dirhams towards the centre’s other expenses, which aims to provide services to 52 patients with Thalassemia from the population of cities and regions of the east coast, as well as patients from the Sultanate of Oman .


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