The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has achieved substantial progress in improving the healthcare infrastructure as part of its efforts to help Qatar achieve the National Vision 2030.
Ashghal has so far completed the construction of health centres at Muaither, Al Wajba, Al Waab and Naufar and they have been handed over to the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH).
This in addition to Al Ruwais Health Centre that has 48 clinics, 26 consulting rooms, five specialised consulting rooms, four dental clinics,10 dialysis units, a pharmacy, radiology facilities and a swimming pool. Ashghal also completed the construction of Hamad Medical Corporation's (HMC) ultra-modern simulation centre that helps healthcare professionals improve their skills and advance clinical techniques. The Hamad General Hospital Trauma and Emergency Department building was also handed over to HMC.

Al Meshaf Health Centre is set for completion next year.

Ashghal is currently working on the QR240mn National Health Laboratory at Mesaimeer. Once completed the laboratory will deal with infectious diseases monitoring and extend testing services including water and environmental tests. The project covers an area of 40,000 sq m and includes food safety and drug quality laboratories.
The health centre at South Al Wakra will be handed over this year to MoPH while the centres at Al Sadd, Al Meshaf, Ain Khaled and Al Khor will be completed next year.
Ashghal has set construction criteria by the Global Sustainability Assessment System (GSAS) and operational and architectural considerations taken to accomplish a three star environmental level in terms of energy saving and environment preservation.
Solar energy is used for the purpose of in-house water heating and natural sunlight is used through panoramic roof windows to save a quite bit of electricity used in lights and to disinfect the place. Rational consumption of water inside and outside the building is ensured while green areas and landscapes are grown around the facility. The environment around is also preserved during the implementation of the project.
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