Posted on October 09, 2018

The ENR Global Best Project Awards named Sidra Medicine as the ‘Best Global Healthcare Project’ for its outstanding design and construction qualities during their annual ceremony in New York on the 2nd of October 2018. ENR honours the world's best construction projects.

Qatar Foundation’s Capital Projects Executive Director, Engineer Ghanim Hassan Al-Ibrahim stated: “Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development’s continuous recognition in the area of building and infrastructure is a testament to our commitment in realizing Qatar’s transformation into a knowledge-based economy. Every aspect of a patient’s journey at Sidra Medicine has been designed to keep their well-being and comfort in mind. This includes the technology that will power Sidra, as patients will be cared for with the help of the most sophisticated hospital technology systems in existence.”

Reflecting on this achievement as the project management consultant, ASTAD Chief Executive Officer, Engineer Ali Al-Khalifa said: “We provided project and construction management consultancy throughout Sidra’s development, ensuring our client's vision to improve healthcare standards was realized and I am so proud that it is getting the global attention it deserves. Sidra is a truly magnificent ultramodern medical center and it will prove to be a benchmark for treatment and healing environments throughout the world.”

Sidra Medicine is an ultramodern, all-digital academic medical center which will set new standards in patient care for women and children in Qatar, the Gulf region and internationally. ASTAD continues to play a significant role in developing some of Qatar's most iconic projects over the last decade with a portfolio of over 250 projects and an increasing global reach with offices and projects in 8 countries including the Middle East, Africa and Europe.

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