The Health Secretary of the Brazilian state of Ceará and the winning consortium have signed the Metropolitan Regional Hospital PPP project.
The consortium was the only bidder for the project. It is formed by Vivante S.A. (10%), PB Construções Ltda. (20%) e Construtora Marquise S/A (70%).
The concession contract involves construction, equipment supply, maintenance and management of non- healthcare services of the new hospital.
The hospital will have a total built area of 37.389.22 square meters and will consist of 14 floors. The hospital will have a capacity of 37,080 hospitalizations and 17,280 surgeries per year.
With 432 beds, the new hospital will serve the entire population of the Fortaleza region, totaling 4,827,595 people.
The Metropolitan Regional Hospital is the fourth hospital of the state government, which reinforces its commitment to expand and modernize the healthcare network in the state. Two other regional hospitals has been built in order to ensure population access to health services: Regional Hospital Cariri in Juazeiro, which opened three years ago, and the Northern Regional Hospital in Sobral, which opened in April last year.