The Prime Minister of the Albania Republic Mr. Sali Berisha inaugurated the new ΗYGEIA HOSPITAL TIRANA

HYGEIA Group officially launched on Wednesday, September 29th, 2010, the new modern ΗYGEIA HOSPITAL TIRANA.

The Prime Minister of the Albania Republic Mr. Sali Berisha attended the opening ceremony and cut the ceremonial ribbon and the Chairman of MIG and Deputy President of HYGEIA Group, Mr. Andreas Vgenopoulos welcomed all attendees on his opening address.

HYGEIA HOSPITAL TIRANA represents the largest investment (about €60m) in the healthcare service sector in Albania, equipped with cutting-edge technology and is expected to constitute a benchmark for Southeast Europe, providing high quality healthcare services in Albania, as well as in neighbouring countries such as Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Kosovo and Montenegro.

The Hospital commenced operations with initial capacity of circa 120 beds, operating a General Hospital, a Paediatric clinic and an Obstetrics clinic, and it will cover with high-quality services all types of cases, from diagnosis to treatment. HYGEIA HOSPITAL TIRANA in its full development will have 220 beds, 12 operating rooms, 5 delivery rooms and 16 I.C.U beds. The state-of-the-art premises of the Hospital are developed in a multi-storey building of 25,000 sq.m, in Kashar, a region of Tirana. Access is easy as the building plot is surrounded by the National Roads that connect the Albanian capital with Durres and North Albania.

The Hospital is equipped with the first two linear accelerators in the country, the first comprehensive oncology center in Albania that, apart Radiotherapy methods, is able to implement the most advanced chemotherapy protocols, a complete Surgical Cardiology Center and an Interventional Cardiology Center where the advanced techniques used in other Hospitals of the HYGEIA Group are to be promoted. Moreover, the Hospital has a Maternity Clinic specialized in prenatal control and Assisted Reproduction (IVF) and a Pediatric Clinic for integrated management of all peadiatric diseases.