2004 News Story

King Fahd Medical City to open soon in Riyadh

Next Tuesday, Deputy Prime Minister and Commander of the National Guard Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdulaziz will formally open the 1,095-bed King Fahd Medical City in Riyadh. Minister of Health Dr Hamad Al-Manie commented on the occasion that the complex comprises four hospitals: a 459-bed general hospital with specialized clinics to treat chronic diseases and a 50-bed rehabilitation unit; a 300-bed children’s hospital; a 250-bed maternity hospital; and a psychiatric hospital. There is also an ambulatory care building, and a community center that has a mosque, a shopping center, a school, a day-care center and recreational facilities.