EGYPT:Alameda announces EGP 10bn worth expansion plan to enhance local healthcare
- 21 September 2021 / News / 92 / Fares RAHAHLIA
Alameda Healthcare announced, on Sunday, its expansion plan for 2021, which will include expanding capacity and geographical presence, and enhance the local healthcare market in Egypt.
The group’s expansion strategy includes the addition of 100 beds at El-Salam International Hospital in Maadi as well as the inauguration of the group’s fourth facility, As-Salam International Hospital (ASSIH), New Cairo with a total capacity of 150 beds, aimed to start operations in the coming few weeks, according to Alameda Chairperson Fahad Khater.
Following the inauguration of the new ASSIH New Cairo, Alameda will have a combined capacity of more than 1,000 beds, more than 128 outpatient clinics, as well as diagnostic and specialist centres, pharmacies, and a rehabilitation centre.
Over the course of the past decade, Alameda has invested more than EGP 5bn into its existing facilities, which includes ASSIH in Maadi and New Cairo; Dar Al Fouad Nasr City, and Dar Al Fouad 6th of October City, in addition to the Centers of Excellence, which provide integrated medical services in several specialties, and the “Tabibi” platform, which is specialized in providing health and home care services.
Alameda Healthcare is looking to pursue new expansion opportunities in both Cairo and the nation at large. The group is finalizing agreements, which will lead to investing a total of EGP 5bn to launch facilities under the Alameda brand in the New Administrative Capital, Al Alamein, Alexandria, Assiut, and Mansoura. The group’s investments will have multiplier effects that enhance inclusive economic growth via the creation of decent jobs that will exceed 5,000 job opportunities. Moreover, Alameda will launch a nursing academy to further enhance its capacities and ensure that it is able to provide leading care to its patients.
The group further iterated its commitment towards establishing world-class centres of excellence (COEs) across its facilities. The COEs will be created in seven key specialties including cardiac sciences; neurosciences; oncology; orthopedics and spine; renal sciences and kidney transplants; GIT, liver disease and liver transplants; and respiratory diseases.
“At Alameda, we strive to offer innovative, state-of-the-art healthcare services, in line with global standards,” said Khater. “Our expansion strategy is central to our growth and will see us build on our existing capabilities and deliver on our founder’s vision to offer Egyptians premium healthcare services right here at home.”
“We seek to offer our patients leading care at all of our facilities and ensure that it is accessible to all,” said Alameda Healthcare CEO, Neeraj Mishra. “Digitalization and technology are therefore prioritized with our facilities constantly being upgraded with high-tech equipment u in order to offer our patients the very best level of care.”
Alameda installed Siemens’ latest generation PET-CT and established an entirely new state-of-the-art chemotherapy unit at Dar Al Fouad, Nasr City. By the end of the year, the group expects to have installed the most advanced True Beam LINAC from Varian at As Salam Maadi with a total investment of EGP 60m. The new accelerator will deliver radiotherapy – to tumors across various parts of the body.
source: dailynews egypt
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