The Provincial Government of Bali and the Bali House of Representatives (DPRD-Bali) have allocated funds from the 2012 budget to commence the construction of an International Hospital.
Quoted by the State News Agency Antara, the treasurer of Commission IV of the DPRD-Bali, Wayan Rawan Atmaja said: “This hospital will be named the Bali Provincial Hospital. The total cost of establishing the hospital will be Rp. 199 billion (US$21.6 million).
After a meeting with the Bali Health Service, Atmaja said that an initial allocation of Rp. 116.4 billion (US$12.66 million) will come from the 2012 budget to undertake the physical construction of the hospital.
He added that plans are for the hospital to become operational in 2013. A multi-year project, the Bali Provincial Hospital will have around 200 beds.
The new hospital will be located on Jalan By Pass Ngurah Rai in Denpasar on a 2.9-hectare plot of land.
The legislator boasted that the new hospital is expected to excel in cardiac care and stroke treatment.
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