Dubai – MENA Herald: dorma+kaba, the key global player in opening solutions with more than two centuries old legacy has bagged the contract for The King Hussein Cancer Center(KHCC) expansion in Jordan. The number of new cancer cases in Jordan is on the rise and expected to grow at a higher rate than population growth by 2020. In order to absorb the rising number of patients, KHCC is working on an expansion plan. The project valued at $1.4 M, will see dorma+kaba provide state of the art solutions from its complementary product portfolio and enhanced geographical presence. dorma+kaba will be providing a detailed design and execution for all opening access solutions that will be compatible with all door types (hollow metal, wooden, aluminum, glass).
Commenting on the project win, Mr. Elias Jaalouki, Country Sales Manager, MEA Others said, “dorma+kaba has over 2 decades of experience and a strong presence in the MEA region. We are extremely pleased to have won the KHCC project. Owing to our global expertise we are delighted to provide a broad range of security solutions from our wide range of healthcare sector portfolio. KHCC treats over 3500 new cancer patients each year. With such heavy flows of people, security is very important, and access control is a central concern. Selective, individualized access has to be granted to different security areas, and has to be designed in such a way that patients’ privacy and dignity is always guaranteed and that is what we are aiming at.”
The King Hussein Cancer Center expansion will consist of an inpatient tower and outpatient building that will double the capacity of the existing Center and provide improved, integrated space for patient care, research and education. dorma+kaba will provide with world class solutions and cutting-edge facilities that will enable the project to become the main medical hub in the Middle East for comprehensive cancer treatment and care.
The 13-floor Inpatient Tower will have 182 additional patient beds (single occupancy rooms); An expanded Diagnostic Imaging and Radiotherapy Unit; An expanded Bone Marrow Transplantation Unit; Adult and Pediatric Specialty ICUs; Floors specifically dedicated to pediatric patient wards and Floors specifically dedicated to adult patient wards. Expected to complete in late 2016, dorma+kaba will design holistic solutions for all door functions which are open and accessible to a wide variety of people including patients, doctors, care staff, administrative personnel, visitors and suppliers for the planned expansion of the cancer foundation.