MOH announces the beginning of developing and integrating the emergency center in Al-Shifa Medical Complex, with a cost of $800,000

The Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza announced the start of developing and integrating the Emergency and Accident Center in Al-Shifa Medical Complex, at the cost of more than $800,000, in partnership with the International Committee of the Red Cross(ICRS).

During his statements today, Sunday, the Assistant Undersecretary at the Ministry of Health, Dr. Abdul Latif Al-Hajj stressed the importance of this project, which aims to double the capacity of the emergency center and distribute services inside it in line with the latest international systems in emergency medicine.

According to Dr. Al-Hajj, the project aims to ensure the provision of a better service for injuries and accidents that reach the complex in conjunction with the Ministry’s focus on developing the human cadre of doctors, nurses, and workers in those important departments that bear increasing burdens of patients around the clock.

Meanwhile, the Director General of Engineering and Maintenance at the Ministry of Health, Eng. Mazen Al-Arashi said that the project seeks to unify emergency services so that all emergency services, including surgery and internal medicine emergencies, are integrated to be in the same place.

Al-Arashi also indicated that the project aims to expand the emergency center in the complex to an area of ​​300 square meters, adding two x-ray rooms and adding ten (10) emergency beds.