Monday, December 17, 2012

WAM | Sharjah's healthcare sector expected to grow by 9.3 percent to AED6.55 billion in 2016

Sharjah's healthcare sector is expected to grow by 9.3 percent over the next four years, according to a recent study released by the Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq).

Marwan bin Jassim Al Sarkal CEO of Shurooq highlighting the potential of Sharjah's healthcare sector, said: "Healthcare is yet another promising sector in the emirate where the increased demand for specialized services is set to drive growth. The industry is expected to grow by 9.3%, from AED4.59bn this year to AED6.55bn in 2016." "This sector is expected to grow significantly, powered by several giant projects and state-of-the art medical facilities currently being set up in the emirate, most notably the Sharjah Healthcare City (SHCC), which was recently announced by H.H. Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah," he added.

"With various new projects in the stage of planning and execution, while many others are in the pipeline, Sharjah's healthcare sector is set to witness a major boom in the months and years ahead," according to him.

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