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MOH Emergency Call Center (937) Handles 14,051 Calls Last Week
19 November 2015
Thanks to Allah, the Emergency Call Center (937) at the Ministry of Health (MOH), managed to handle 14,051 calls, over the period from November 8th to 14th, 2015 (corresponding to Al-Muharram 26th to Safar 2nd, 1437), including 201 employee transfer requests (at a rate of 1%) of the total incoming calls.
 
Besides, the Center received 1,078 complaints (at a rate of 8%) of the total calls, all of which are whether under process or closed based on the nature of the complaint, while 63 urgent notifications (at a rate of 1%) have been completely closed.
 
The Director-General of the MOH Emergency, Dr. Tariq Al-‘Arnous, has revealed that the Center received 2,942 medical consultations in various specialties (at a rate of 21%), and 9,758 inquiries related to the health sector and the MOH services (at a rate of 69%) of the total incoming calls.   
 
“The MOH has launched the (937) Service Center, to serve as a link between the citizen and official, by means of receiving all citizens' calls around the clock and dealing with them, as soon as possible, at the highest quality,” said Al-‘Arnous.
 
He pointed out that the Center deals with notifications related to employee transfer, treatment, complaints and medical consultations; in an endeavor to meet all needs of citizens. He went on saying that the Center also provides and analyses statistics on a regular basis; in order to contribute to improving the level of health services in the Kingdom’s regions and provinces, with a view to including these statistics in the MOH future plans.
 
 
 



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