MJ Medical named as lead design consultant on $400m plan to build three new teaching hospitals

A UK healthcare consulting firm has been selected as the lead design consultant for a $400m hospital building programme in Iraq.

MJ Medical, which has a long history of helping to build hospitals in Iraq, was chosen along with its Lebanese partners to design, build and equip three 400-bed general teaching hospitals in Baghdad, Diyala and Diwaniya.

American soldiers teaching bridge building in Iraq
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Construction work in Iraq

As part of the multinational team, which is led by Australian contractor, MJ Medical is supporting the Iraqi health ministry in developing the overall strategic brief and goals for the project, and then translating this into designs.

Nathanial Hobbs, MJ Medical's strategic director, said: “Contributing to a project that will offer the Iraqi people hope for their future as well as a tangible improvement in their day-to-day lives is a responsibility that we take extremely seriously.”