Apex Medical says Phase I of Oman’s $1bn medical city to start soon

January 28, 2014 12:30 am

Saudi-based Apex Medical Group has said the groundwork for the International Medical City (IMC) project planned in Salalah, Oman, is progressing on track, Oman Daily Observer has reported. Phase 1 of the $1bn scheme is expected to commence in the coming months, said the company’s chief operating officer, Dr Naeema Aziz. The massive development will essentially feature three major components, a healthcare resort with staff accommodations, healthcare complex, and healthcare education complex, the development of which will take place over two phases. The centrepiece is a 530-bed multi-tertiary hospital catering to 21 different specialties.