New York Stock Exchange-listed Hill International has secured a contract to provide project management services, during the design, procurement, and implementation stages of a healthcare project in Egypt’s capital city of Cairo.
The contract was awarded for the $318.5m Kasr Al-Ainy Hospitals Development project for Cairo University, and involves the renovation of all existing Kasr Al-Ainy hospital buildings and facilities, in addition to building any additional facility buildings if required.
The hospital is in downtown Cairo at the university’s Faculty of Medicine campus. The facility currently comprises 3,200 beds.
In a statement, Hill International said that the project aims at transforming the hospital into a facility organised by specialist departments, and to increase the hospital’s capacity by around 300%.
The project will allow Kasr Al-Ainy to serve more patients at a lower cost, while also improving educational and training capabilities for students and staff.
According to officials at the university,