Prince Al Hussein Ben Abdullah II Hospital in Ain Al Basha, Jordan, has been inaugurated.
The JD18m ($25m) hospital will provide healthcare services to 30,000 people residing in Ain Al Basha district, and the surrounding regions of Jerash, Sweileh and Abu Nuseir.
The 14,000m² hospital has 130 beds, and contains paediatric and maternity wards, and intensive care, X-ray and emergency units.
Bassam Shloul, hospital director, said that the new facility would reduce the suffering of residents in nearby villages and districts, who previously had to travel long distances for treatment.
The hospital was funded through a loan from the Chinese Government.