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RCSI Bahrain Announces a USD 45 Million Campus Expansion

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Manama, Bahrain- 19 June 2024- The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland – Medical University of Bahrain (RCSI Bahrain) announced its plans for the expansion of its campus in a strategic project valued at USD 45 million, as it marked the celebration of its 20th anniversary in Bahrain.

Recently, RCSI Medical University of Bahrain signed an agreement with Nass Corporation for the construction of the University’s campus expansion project. The ambitious expansion includes a brand new state-of-the-art academic building designed to address the growing demand for advanced medical education and research facilities with the addition of 7,912 sqm of usable space, featuring the addition of enhanced teaching facilities, cutting-edge research labs, a modern library, social spaces, and a spacious event hall.

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Emphasising a vested commitment towards sustainability, the project includes adopting low-carbon transportation options through bike racks and EV charging stations. Beyond this, the design will incorporate energy-efficient features such as solar panels, LED lighting, and water conservation systems, with a focus on incorporating heat-reduction practices through the incorporation of native plants and green spaces into the landscape, as part of RCSI Bahrain’s commitment to fostering an environmentally friendly ecosystem that nurtures a sense of well-being.

Professor Sameer Otoom, President of RCSI Medical University of Bahrain, said, “As we celebrate our 20th anniversary in Bahrain, we are proud to celebrate this milestone, boasting a diverse network of over 3,000 alumni and healthcare professionals from 56 nationalities comprising 459 doctors and 1,321 nurses, which have significantly contributed to strengthening Bahrain’s comprehensive healthcare system.”

Munther Almudawi, Executive Director of Business Development for Healthcare, Education, and Tourism at Bahrain EDB said, “With a long-standing history of innovation, we take pride in RCSI Bahrain’s 20 years of milestone successes on the island and look forward to witnessing the development of its sustainably-led campus expansion project, which will add value to the diversity of Bahrain’s highly-developed education and healthcare ecosystems, which aims to provide service quality on par with the global playing field.”

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