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Pilgrims Underwent 252 Cardiac Catheterizations, 7 Open-Heart Surgeries and 1.484 Dialysis Sessions at MOH Hospitals
21 September 2015
As part of the advanced health services provided by the Ministry of Health (MOH), as well as the specialized and quality programs introduces to save lives, within its advanced programs to provide healthcare for pilgrims, the MOH hospitals in the Holy Capital (Makkah) and Madinah conducted over the period from Dhul-Qidah 20 up to Monday, Dhul-Hijjah 08,1436H, a total of 252 cardiac catheterizations, 7 open-heart surgeries, and 1.484 dialysis sessions (of both types: hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis), in addition to 16 gastroscopies..

MOH stated that about 252.868 diseased pilgrims visited the health facilities in Makkah, Madinah and the Holy Sites during the same period. Hospitals have provided their therapeutic services for 26.137 patients, while 126.731 patients have benefited from the primary health services offered by health centers.

The MOH daily statistical release issued by the MOH indicated that outpatient clinics of the said hospitals provided their services for 17.249 patients, while 8.888 patients benefited from the ambulatory services. In addition, 1.434 patients were admitted to the health facilities in Makkah and Madinah in the period from Dhul-Qidah 20 up to Dhul-Hijjah 08,1436H. During the same period, 1.092 patients have been discharged from the hospitals, bringing the number of inpatients in the MOH health facilities up to that date to 457 patients.


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