PHILADELPHIA and AMMAN, Jordan, Dec. 06, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Hill International (NYSE:HIL), delivering the infrastructure of change, announced today it has been awarded a contract to provide construction management services to the Saudi Jordanian Fund for Medical Educational Investment Company (SJFMEI), a subsidiary of the Saudi Jordanian Investment Fund (SJIF), for a new $400 million healthcare project in Amman, Jordan.
Once complete, the project will deliver a university hospital with 330 beds, 72 outpatient clinics, a children’s hospital, and medical school with the capacity for up to 600 students with a projected enrollment of 100 students annually. The project will also include five medical centers of excellence, each focused on providing care for the most common and fastest-growing non-communicable diseases in Jordan and the region, including cardiology, oncology, neurology, gastroenterology, and orthopedics, while also supporting advanced research through four centers in the fields of genomics and precision medicine, stem cells and regenerative medicine, health systems and public health, and bioinformatics.
Work will be implemented in partnership with two of the most prestigious institutions in the world in the fields of healthcare and medical education.
Hill Regional President – Middle East Abdo Kardous said of the award: “This new healthcare project will raise the level of care for the entire Jordanian population and set a new standard in patient well-being. We are excited to support such a transformative healthcare infrastructure program and look forward to realizing the SJFMEI’s vision as planned.”
Hill Chief Executive Officer Raouf Ghali added, “Healthcare projects and programs are growing in scale and complexity around the world, and SJFMEI’s new project is as ambitious as it is necessary. Hill specializes in achieving such bold healthcare projects, and in helping our clients realize their goals of delivering improved care for their citizens.”
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