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255,378 Patients Visited Hospitals of Makkah, Madinah and the Holy Sites
23 September 2015
As part of the advanced health services provided by the Ministry of Health (MOH), as well as the specialized and quality programs it introduces to save lives, and 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 Wednesday morning, Dhul-Hijjah 09, 1436H, a total of 341 cardiac catheterizations, 16 open-heart surgeries, 1.986 dialysis sessions (of both types: hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis), in addition to 19 gastroscopies.

MOH stated that about 255.378 diseased pilgrims visited the health facilities in Makkah, Madinah and the Holy Sites during the same period. Hospitals have provided their therapeutic services for 47.365 patients, while 208.013 patients have benefited from the primary health services offered by health centers.

The MOH daily release indicated that outpatient clinics of the said hospitals provided their services for 34.195 patients, while 13.170 patients benefited from the ambulatory services.

The release also indicated that 2.565 patients were admitted to the health facilities in Makkah and Madinah in the period from Dhul-Qidah 20 up to Dhul-Hijjah 09, 1436H, while 1.941 patients have been discharged from the hospitals, bringing the number of the inpatients in the MOH health facilities up to yesterday, Monday, to 760 patients.


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