By John Lee.
Greek company TERNA has reportedly been awarded a $26.8m turnkey contract to construct a 100-bed hospital in Basra.
According to Construction Weekly, the design and build project consists of a general hospital covering a built area of 18,000 m2, including 2,000 m2 for a staff residence and 22 rooms for special care. It will come complete with all electromechanical facilities, medical equipment, furnishings, external surfacing and landscaping.
It will include intensive care units, operation theatres, diagnostic services, acute medicine, pediatrics and obstetrics, disaster medicine and medical education system. The project is to be completed in January 2015.
The project, TERNA’ s first in Iraq, is being carried out through the Governorate of Basra on behalf of the Ministry of Health.
(Sources: Construction Weekly)