International Hospitals Group (IHG) has secured a contract for the design and construction of three hospitals – Salalah, Suwaiq and Khasab in Oman.

It has received a loan of $654.3m from the UK Export Finance.

Under the contract, IHG will be responsible for the development of emergency power systems, maintenance facilities, and roads.

Headquartered in Denham, Buckinghamshire, IHG teams up with the University of Cambridge, the World Bank and the United Nations for providing health care projects across the globe.

The three hospitals will offer intensive care, specialist baby care, and emergency services.

International Hospitals Group spokesperson said: “International Hospitals Group is most grateful that UK Export Finance is supporting the development of these three hospitals, which will enhance the provision of healthcare services in the Sultanate of Oman.”

The UK Secretary of State for International Trade Liz Truss said: “The size of this contract demonstrates the appetite for the UK’s world leading healthcare expertise across the globe.

“I am delighted UK Export Finance is supporting the construction of these three hospitals which will not only improve healthcare provision in Oman but will also expand IHG’s overseas business.”