Hill International has received a contract to provide construction management services to Saudi Jordanian Investment Fund (SJIF) subsidiary Saudi Jordanian Fund for Medical Educational Investment Company’s (SJFMEI) healthcare project worth $400m in Amman, Jordan.
On completion, the project will provide a 330-bed university hospital, 72 outpatient clinics and a children’s hospital.
It will also deliver a medical school with a capacity for up to 600 students with anticipated enrolment of 100 students every year.
Additionally, five medical centres of excellence will come up under this project.
These centres will focus on providing care for prevalent and rapidly growing non-communicable ailments including oncology, cardiology, gastroenterology, orthopaedics and neurology, in Jordan.
Through four centres, the project will back research in genomics and precision medicine, stem cells and regenerative therapy, health systems and public health and bioinformatics fields.
Hill International Middle East regional president Abdo Kardous said: “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 programme and look forward to realising the SJFMEI’s vision as planned.”
The company intends to carry out the activities in collaboration with two eminent institutions globally in the healthcare and medical education fields.
Hill International CEO Raouf Ghali said: “Healthcare projects and programmes are growing in scale and complexity around the world, and SJFMEI’s new project is as ambitious as it is necessary.
“Hill specialises in achieving such bold healthcare projects, and in helping our clients realise their goals of delivering improved care for their citizens.”