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Expansion of UAE-funded eye hospital in Nablus under way

The Emirates Red Crescent has said the Sheikha Salama bint Butti Eye Hospital in Nablus, in the West Bank, is scheduled for opening in 2016, Wam has reported. The facility will form the basis for An-Najah National University (ANU) Teaching Hospital. The 100-bed hospital, built at a total cost of Dhs8m, is equipped with the latest facilities to cater for both patients and medical students of ANU. The 65,000 sq m teaching hospital, including the premises of Sheikha Salama Bint Butti Eye Hospital, is under a 99-year lease for ANU. When completed in 2016, the 450-bed hospital will have four integrated buildings, including medical, logistical and administrative facilities.