On 10 August 2010, Sohar Aluminium handed over a cheque in the amount of OMR 21,900 to the Sohar Hospital to purchase new equipment and to prepare 10 additional instructors to teach life support practices to health care providers in Al Batinah region.

Present at the ceremony was Dr Talal Salem Al Saidi, Chairman CPR Training Committee, Sohar Hospital, Dr Adil Saleh Al Ansari, Executive Director, Sohar Hospital, Ahmed Al Washahi, Ministry of Health and Sohar Aluminium representatives.

Dr Adil Saleh Al Ansari, Executive Director, Sohar Hospital stated “Our main interest is people. With Sohar Aluminium’s donation, we are able to invest in our Health Care Providers.  Ultimately, this all goes back to the community.”

“Sohar Aluminium is proud to be associated with Sohar Hospital.  It began last year with our first donation which helped train 251 health care providers and we will continue to provide support to help Sohar Hospital accelerate their training programme” stated Dr Hilal Al Hinai, Sohar Aluminium’s General Manager Corporate Affairs.

The Sohar Hospital training centre is the only centre certified in Oman by the American Heart Association.

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Left to right – Ali Al Madhani, Abdullah Al Shamsi, Dr Adil Saleh Al Ansari, Dr Hilal Al Hinai, Claude Rivard and Dr Talal Salem Al Saidi