Al Murjan a leading Saudi Arabian family business group, announces a partnership with Mediclinic Middle East; an affiliate of Mediclinic International, for the establishment of an internationally accredited private hospital with 200 beds in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Mediclinic Middle East will also manage the Hospital and support Al Murjan Group; with expertise and advisory services in the planning, design, construction. Commissioning the hospital is to open by the second quarter of 2022.
Abdulrahman Khalid Bin Mahfouz, Chairman of Al Murjan Group; said: “Today, we are pleased to announce the appointment of Mediclinic as our strategic partner for the hospital in Jeddah.
We believe this will also serve as the cornerstone for high quality healthcare services in Saudi Arabia, offering state-of-the-art healthcare facilities; from some of the best practitioners. This is using best practices and meet international quality standards, and contribute to the Kingdom’s Vision 2030.
Al Murjan committed itself for over 40 years to delivering excellence in all its areas of work. We view this joint venture as a continuation of that commitment.
We also welcome Mediclinic into Saudi Arabia and look forward to working together to serve the people of the Kingdom.”
Over 1000 job opportunities
“Al Murjan Mediclinic will provide more than 1000 job opportunities. It will also create new opportunities for entrepreneurs in the healthcare sector” added Sultan Khalid Bin Mahfouz; Vice Chairman of Al Murjan Group.
Commenting on the partnership, David Hadley, CEO of Mediclinic Middle East, said: “We are pleased to announce our strategic partnership with Al Murjan Group today and Mediclinic’s entry into the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
There is a growing demand for high quality, internationally recognized standards of healthcare services in Saudi Arabia.
Mediclinic, with more than 35 years’ experience of delivering healthcare services across Switzerland, Southern Africa and the UAE, is excited by the opportunity to partner with Al Murjan Group to establish a leading private hospital in Jeddah and further expansion opportunities across Saudi Arabia.
Ethical & responsible healthcare services
We are keen on being an ethical and responsible corporate citizen delivering sustainable, cost-effective, high quality healthcare services and outstanding client experiences in all our hospitals as well as clinics.”
Situated in a prime location on King Abdul Aziz Road in the northern part of Jeddah, Mediclinic Al Murjan Hospital will address the growing demand for private healthcare in in the Kingdom.
The hospital, designed and to be completed to international standards, will also comprise of eight floors; offering comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services. This is including general surgery, internal medicine, cardiology, orthopedics, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, emergency, as well as trauma care.
Phase 1 of the hospital, which is 80,000 m2, will extend on an 18,000 m2 land area; with an investment of over SR1bn. Besides, the expansion capacity of another 200 beds on adjacent land set aside for this purpose.
Mediclinic’s entry into the growing private healthcare market in Saudi Arabia is in line with Mediclinic’s strategic goal. This is to grow in existing markets and expand into new markets.
The Group will leverage the operational capabilities of its UAE headquarters in Dubai to manage Al Murjan Mediclinic Hospital. It will use this opportunity for further expansion across the Kingdom.