Nablus, ALRAY - Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah inaugurated on Saturday Al-Najah University teaching hospital in Nablus city, northern the West Bank.
Hamdallah said that this is the first hospital of its kind in Palestine as it will provide advanced medical services in addition to medical training and research for the Palestinian people.
The hospital will help to produce highly-qualified and skilled doctors and specialists, thus promoting the development of the Palestinian heath sector, he added.
The current capacity of the hospital is 120 beds. It is equipped with a fully-running intensive care unit (ICU) and an emergency room in addition to all equipment necessary for dialysis treatment, X-ray, ultrasound, and computerized topography (CT) scans. In 2016, the capacity is expected to be 450 beds.
The teaching hospital represents a crucial development in the medical landscape of Palestine as it is the first hospital of its kind in the country.