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Newborn Treated at Maternity and Children Hospital - Arar
12 October 2017
A medical team at Maternity and Children Hospital- Arar has successfully operated on a one-day-old child who was suffering from imperforate anus and intestinal obstruction (no air entering intestines). The surgery lasted for 2 hours. The child is now in the ICU of the infant incubators, in a stable condition. He will need further procedures in the future.
The outpatient clinics of the 300-bed-hospital received 29,453 patients during last year.
 
It is worth mentioning that the Ministry of Health (MOH) is currently implementing MOH's Performance Program, which covers 70 main hospitals and aims to boost productivity, performance quality and efficiency of health services in hospitals. The program features over 40 indicators to measure the performance of seven key therapeutic aspects, including emergency, clinics, surgeries, hospitalization, ICU, radiology and labs. The program also aims to develop the skills of health professionals to use the indicators and to identify performance improvement potentials, in compliance with patient safety and quality standards.
 
 
 



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