Sohar Aluminium Funds Medical Equipment for Ibri Hospital

Ibri Hospital and Sohar Aluminium recently celebrated the installation of new medical equipment that was funded by the company as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives towards the hospital. Marking the occasion, a team from the company visited the hospital and met with the management of the hospital who gave a briefing about the equipment, their functions and their benefits to the hospital and its patients.

Commenting on the initiative, Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Kharusi, Sohar Aluminium’s General Manager of Human Resources and Corporate Affairs, said: “We are very pleased for taking this step which comes in line with several previous initiatives through which we supported the health sector especially during these difficult time. We stand committed to playing our role as a leading local company in the field of Social Corporate Responsibility (CSR). We have always prioritised health and education as two of the main focus areas of our CSR framework.”

Dr Nasser bin Abdullah Al Shekaili, Manager of Ibri Hospital said: “Undoubtedly, these devices will have a great impact on enriching the quality of the services provided by the hospital, that serves about 250,000 people from Al Dhahirah Governorate. The devices will serve several departments such as the Accident and Emergency Department, the Otolaryngology Department, the Dental and Maxillofacial Department, and the Gynaecology Department, in addition to the Cardio and Respiratory Clinics. We value this partnership with Sohar Aluminium, which will help us in providing the necessary health care services to the patients and boost our vision "Standard Accurate Services".”

The devices include Portable Ultrasound Scan Machine and Colour Doppler, Dental OMFS Instruments, ENT Video Endoscopy System, IOVAS- Intraosseous System, and Sleep Apnea Screening Device, among others.

About Sohar Aluminium:

Sohar Aluminium LLC was formed in September 2004 to undertake a landmark Greenfield aluminium smelter project in the Sultanate of Oman. It is jointly owned by OQ S.A.O.C, Abu Dhabi National Energy Company PJSC - TAQA and Rio Tinto.