His Majesty King Mohammed VI proceeded, Thursday in Rabat, to the launch of the construction works of the new hospital “Ibn Sina”, a futuristic project which will complete the health offer of the Kingdom with a reception capacity of more than 1,000 beds .
Mobilizing investments of more than 6 billion dirhams, this project, with a strong social impact, is part of an overall vision to strengthen the current health structure of the Kingdom. It bears witness to the special interest that the Sovereign attaches to the health sector, notably through the development of hospital infrastructures, the strengthening of basic health services and bringing them closer to citizens.
Its achievement also attests to the central role that the Sovereign grants to the training of human resources in this vital sector, and His determination to provide them with quality training, adapted to the scientific and technological developments that have taken place in terms of treatment, prevention, management and health governance, in accordance with international standards.
The future hospital will make it possible to ensure more complementarity in the health map at the level of the Rabat-Salé-Kénitra Region, while restoring to the “Ibn Sina” hospital, integrated in 1954, the historic place it occupied as as a breeding ground for skills and a structure for medical research.
A new generation care structure, the new hospital, which will be built on land with a total surface area of 11.4 ha, aims to be modern in terms of its architecture, the quality of care offered and the integration of new advanced technologies.
It will consist of a hospitalization tower (R+ 33 floors, with 2 lower levels), a medical-technical center with five floors (with three lower levels), an 11-floor tower (with three lower levels ) dedicated to the National League for the Fight against Cardiovascular Diseases, a Conference Center and another Training Center, and a Boarding School.
The north-eastern part of the land, which houses the current hospital, will be converted into green spaces and gardens and will eventually have to house a museum of medicine and other annexes.
With a covered area of more than 190,000 m2, the future hospital will include a hospital center, intensive care units, day hospitals, outpatient departments, exploration, emergencies and follow-up care and rehabilitation units, resuscitation units, a severe burns unit, a severe respiratory illness service, a hemodialysis center and technical platforms.
It will have a capacity of 1,044 beds, including 148 beds dedicated to resuscitation and intensive care units.
This hospital with high-tech standards and unique and innovative architecture will also be equipped with a helipad, a car park with a capacity of 1,300 parking spaces, and green spaces promoting the recovery and relaxation of patients. recovering. It will incorporate in its design the best practices of eco-construction as well as new generation technologies (solar filters, photovoltaic panels, natural ventilation, recovery of rainwater and its use in watering the green spaces of the hospital) allowing better energy efficiency, in line with Morocco’s commitments to sustainable development.
This project, which will be carried out within a period of 48 months, will come to offer the supply of care at the level of the Region of Rabat-Salé-Kénitra, which currently has 10 university hospitals and 12 provincial and prefectural hospitals, with an overall capacity 4,433 beds (173 intensive care beds, including 126 at the Center Hospitalier Universitaire Ibn Sina). This capacity should stand at 5,049 beds at the end of 2022 with the entry into service of 7 hospital projects which are in the process of being finished.
This futuristic hospital complex meeting international standards will thus be added to the multiple development projects launched by the Sovereign in Rabat, the city of light, Moroccan capital of culture, and aimed at strengthening its influence and attractiveness internationally.