(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) The centre houses 18 dialysis machines which use the hemodiafiltration method the most modern technique in dialysis in the world.
shaikh mohammed bin hamad al sharqi speaks to a patient at the new dialysis centre in fujairah hospital while abdul rahman mohammed al owais and other officials look on.— supplied photo
shaikh mohammed bin hamad al sharqi crown prince of fujairah on thursday opened the dialysis centre at the fujairah hospital. the inauguration ceremony was attended by health minister abdul rahman mohammed al owais.
the centre was built at a cost of dh11 million by the majid al futtaim charity foundation in cooperation and coordination with the ministry of health as part of public-private sector partnership.
the centre houses 18 dialysis machines of latest and hi-tech standards and specifications which use the hemodiafiltration method the most modern technique in dialysis in the world.
it can serve up to 108 kidney patients daily while it has nearly 50 patients at present.
the centre has two isolation rooms clinics offices and a lecture auditorium and is manned by a director three doctors 18 male and female nurses and two dialysis technicians.
the opening ceremony was also attended by dr yousouf al sarkal assistant undersecretary for hospitals sector; dr salem al darmaki adviser to the health minister; mohammed al suwaidi representative of the majid al futtaim charity foundationand ; mohammed abdullah saeed director of the fujairah medical zone.
the centre has been built in line with the health ministry’s vision for improving health institutions and upgrading therapeutic services. the ministry has designated the fujairah hospital as a reference hospital offering specialist services for all hospitals on the north coast.