Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced on Monday that it has been awarded a contract by the Iraq Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research to provide design management and construction management services for the new Al Bayaa Teaching Hospital in Baghdad, Iraq.
The three-year contract has an estimated value to Hill of approximately $5.2 million.
The hospital, which is expected to cost approximately $210 million, will have 600 beds and will facilitate training of physicians and other medical professionals.
"This new teaching hospital will help to improve healthcare services in Baghdad and throughout Iraq," said Akram Ogaily, Senior Vice President in charge of Iraq operations for Hill's Project Management Group. "We are proud to be participating in this important project," added Ogaily.