St. John Medical Center
to open in Jounieh
To provide general medical services
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St. John Medical Center (SJMC), a new hospital will open in Jounieh. Construction works were launched and are expected to be completed in early 2016.

The Congregation of Lebanese Maronite Missionaries, which owns the project, received a grant from Qatar to establish the hospital.

Construction costs will reach $15 million and “Investment in medical equipment will exceed $5 million,” according to Abdo Sayyah, Project Manager of Generic Engineering Technology, the company executing the project.

The total built-up area of the hospital will reach 7,000 square meters. It will consist of three floors and a basement with 40 beds in total, for general medical services and surgical operations.

SJMC is expected to create one hundred jobs in the initial stage of operation.
Reported by Rania Ghanem
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Date Posted: Nov 03, 2014