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MOH Assigns Numbers “937” and “0173220061” for Inquiries on Jazan Hospital Fire
24 December 2015
Further to today's previous statement on the deplorable fire incident occurred at Jazan General Hospital (JGH), the Ministry of Health (MOH) highlighted that all deaths, May Allah have mercy upon them, and injuries were due to smoke inhalation.
Within the same vein, the MOH announced that 57 injured cases have been discharged from hospitals after receiving the proper treatment at the hospitals which they were referred to. Thanks to Allah, the health situation of most patients, remaining in hospital, is stable, while only 8 cases are still at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).
It is worth mentioning that Jazan Health Affairs General Directorate keeps on following up the cases, to ensure the proper treatment and medical care. Hence, the MOH has allocated the direct number ‎ “0173220061”, in addition to 937, for inquiries of the families of those affected by incident regarding their health condition.
Furthermore, a number of MOH leaders, led by the minister, have visited Jazan to check on the health condition of the injured people, extend condolence to the victims’ families, follow up the investigation on causes and circumstances of the incident, as well as ensuring that the health system in the southern region can run perfectly and control any emergencies, May Allah forbid.

Last Update : 30 December 2015 11:35 AM
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