New coronavirus hospital in Madinah named after late Saudi nurse Nujood

In appreciation of her service, Saudi Arabia has named a newly built 100-bed mobile hospital to treat coronavirus patients after late Saudi female nurse; Nujood Al-Khaibari.

Al-Khaibari died recently after contracting the coronavirus infection; while working in one of the hospitals in Madinah.

Saudi authorities has built the Nujood Medical Center within 59 days with the support of energy and similarly desalinated water provider ACWA Power and THABAT.

The newly equipped with the medical supplies needed to treat coronavirus cases; the new medical center; is going to serve COVID-19 patients.

Specifically Commenting on the launch; Health Minister Dr. Tawfiq Al-Rabiah said in a tweet: “Today, the Governor of Madinah launched an integrated hospital with a capacity of 100 beds that was built in 59 days with the support of Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz Bin Salman and a donation from ACWA Power to provide better services.”

“It has been named the Nujood Medical Center after the late nurse Nujood Al-Khaibari, may God have mercy on her; in appreciation of what she did to serve patients and in gratitude for the efforts of health practitioners;” the health minister added.

Sad loss

As a result of Nujood’s sad demise caused national grief with Princess Reema Bint Bandar; Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to the US joining scores of mourners in the Kingdom and outside in bidding a tearful adieu to the late nurse.

“We mourn Nujood’s loss; healthcare heroes are battling the global pandemic. Rest in peace #Nurse Nujood AlKhaibari,” Princess Reema had said in her tweet.

Furthermore; Nujood; one of the brave health heroes, was working in Madinah; died at the age of 45. She survived by three daughters and a son.