Atiku partners Saudi-German hospital on 100-bed hospital
A former vice president, Atiku Abubakar has entered into partnership with the Saudi German Hospital in Dubai to establish a 100bed hospital and referral centre in Abuja.
This was made known after a meeting with members of the management of the Saudi German hospital led by Dr Rajeev Kaushal.Atiku said the joint project will not only reduce the number of medical trips embarked by Nigerians, but also provide job opportunities.
“My meeting with the delegation the management of Saudi German Hospital led by Dr Rajeev Kaushal over joint partnership with our company, West Africa Health-Care Company of Ltd for the establishment of a 100-bed hospital in Abuja, was very fruitful. The joint venture that we have embarked upon promises to break new grounds in medical services delivery in Nigeria,” Atiku said.
He said the 100-bed hospital will not only have world-class facilities but also give Nigerians more skills in the medical field.
Dr Kaushal who led the Saudi German Hospital delegation, said the World Health Organization said over 72,000 Nigerians die from cancer yearly due to poor medical amenities and treatment.
He said “The hospital we are proposing to build will have all the facilities needed for comprehensive treatment of most noncommunicable diseases, especially cancer.”