The Saudi Development and Reconstruction Program for Yemen (SDRPY) inaugurated Monday an operations and intensive care center in Al-Mahra governorate.
The center will address the governorate’s need for health services for chronic and urgent cases, and facilitate the access of patients to high-quality and efficient medical care.
Attending the opening ceremony, Yemeni Minister of Health and Population Dr. Qassem Buhaibah said the Operations and Intensive Care Center in Al-Ghaydah Hospital will be of great benefit to the citizens of Al-Mahra and the neighboring residential areas.
He commended Saudi Arabia's constant and generous support through the SDRPY.
“We in the health sector consider the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as the first supporter of the health sector”, the Yemeni minister said.
The new center covers an area of 1,000 square meters and is equipped with 134 medical devices, including operation and isolation rooms, and intensive care units furnished with 15 electrocardiograms.
The SDRPY works to improve services in various vital sectors in Yemen, the most important of which are education, health, transportation, water, agriculture and fisheries, capacity building of government institutions, and energy. So far, the SDRPY has implemented more than 198 projects and initiatives across Yemen.
Governor of Al-Mahra Mohammad Ali Yasser and a number of health officials attended the inauguration ceremony.