Infectious Diseases Hospital

Project Description

The Kuwaiti Ministry of Health (MOH) commenced a national healthcare expansion plan to upgrade and develop the State’s existing medical facilities. Within the framework of the expansion plan, a new 224-bed hospital has been developed in Al Andalus district. The hospital is the only Kuwaiti center of excellence specialized in infectious diseases requiring isolation.
On a total plot area of approximately 46,523 m2, the project comprised the development of the new hospital building over a land area of 13,300 m2 with car parking area accommodating approximately 536 cars, and the
renovation of an existing administration building over a land area of 2,147 m2 and with a built-up area of 7,000 m2. The site also included a mosque (396 m2) and a support substation (517 m2) which were out of ECG scope.

With a built-up area of 74,000 m2, the new hospital building comprises a basement, a ground floor and five upper floors as follows: 


  • Parking area: with a capacity of around 167 cars
  • Public area: retail shops, barber shop, coffee area and prayer room
  • Educational facilities and auditorium: with a capacity of 150 persons
  • Waste management department
  • Engineering and electromechanical utilities services
  • Engineering and environment department
  • Wrehouse

Ground floor:

  • Medical registration department
  • Outpatient pharmacy
  • Inpatient pharmacy storage area
  • Radiology department
  • Emergency department
  • Medical store
  • Laundry
  • Central kitchen
  • Surface parking lots (four parking areas with a total capacity of approximately 369 cars located around the hospital building)

First floor:

  • Outpatient clinics
  • Outpatient administration area
  • On call physicians rooms
  • Laboratory
  • Central Sterilization Supply Department (CSSD)
  • MEP areas

The first floor of the hospital building is connected to the second floor of the administration building through a bridge.

Typical floors (2nd-5th): inpatient accommodation

  • 32-bed Intensive Care Units (ICU)
  • 192 inpatient beds
  • Service rooms


  • Architectural
  • Civil Works
  • Communications and security systems
  • Electrical
  • HVAC
  • Interior Design
  • Landscaping
  • Mechanical
  • Roads
  • Structural


  • Construction supervision
  • Design review
  • Project management


Kuwaiti Ministry of Health (MOH)




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