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Al-Rabiah Checks on Cardiac Patients at King Abdullah Medical City
12 September 2016
His Excellency the Minister of Health, Dr. Tawfig bin Fawzan Al-Rabiah has checked on the health condition of the cardiac patients hospitalized at the Cardiac Center of King Abdullah Medical City (KAMC) in the Holy Capital. During his inspection visit to the City he got acquainted with the medical services provided for them, and then inaugurated the new kidney dialysis center and launched a number of computer programs with the aim of following up the patients and their services.
 
Also, he visited the specialized oncology center, liver treatment and gastrointestinal endoscopy center, advanced integrated units of the neuroscience center and emergency department. And he met with the City's employees. 
 
At the end of his tour, he praised the role played by the City for serving patients and pilgrims and its efforts to achieve development and distinction, highlighting the advanced medical equipment and technologies and outstanding staff in the City. 
  
Moreover, he watched a presentation of the services provided by the City to hospitalized pilgrims; including footage of the City's medical convoy which ascended 38 pilgrims accompanied with 90 employees of different medical specialties, using 12 vehicles. It is one of the convoys which the MOH used to ascend 300 patients from hospitals in Makkah, Madinah, Jeddah and holy sites.
    
It is noteworthy that the KAMC has conducted 25 open heart surgeries and 172 cardiac catheterization procedures for pilgrims during this year's Hajj so far. 
 
 
 



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