Kulhudhuffushi, Maldives – Kulhudhuffushi City Council has allocated a land plot which will be used to expand the current regional hospital of the city into a tertiary level hospital.
The city council said on Thursday that with discussions regarding the land plot having have begun in January of this year, it has now allocated a land of 130,493 square feet in the reclaimed area of the city, for the project. It also noted that the land allocated for the project was smaller than the land space which initially requested, citing shortage of land space in the city.
Health Ministry announced plans to build a 100-bed facility to convert the Kulhudhuffushi regional hospital to a tertiary hospital late last year.
The Kulhudhuffushi regional hospital currently has 30 doctors, including 24 specialist doctors, with services offered at the hospital being orthopedics, pediatrics, cardiology, ENT, ophthalmology and dermatology. The hospital has also been providing CT scan services since July.