Abu Dhabi set to start building new dialysis centre

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The Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), in collaboration with the Abu Dhabi General Services (Musanada), has announced that the construction of the Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC) Dialysis Centre will begin soon.

Construction is set to start following the approval of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, and its adoption of a budget for design and implementation of the centre.

The centre will include 66 kidney dialysis units when completed, and will also address renal failure patients, a statement said.

The dialysis centre is part of SEHA plans to build, replace and renovate approximately 23 medical centres by the year 2018.

The total cost of the construction of the SKMC Dialysis Centre is estimated to be AED103m, it added.

The new centre will be located beside the existing SKMC health facilities in Abu Dhabi and will incorporate the latest medical technologies and devices.

SEHA said it aims to meet the current needs of the city of Abu Dhabi, which currently requires 67 kidney dialysis units, with only 42 units currently being available.

The SKMC Dialysis Centre will bolster other dialysis centres operating in Abu Dhabi, including Al Mafraq Dialysis Centre that consists of 66 units, and Tawam Dialysis Centre, with 99 units.

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