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Sabia General Hospital: 1,500 Endoscopies since Inauguration
21 November 2017
Since its inauguration, the Endoscopy Unit of Sabia General Hospital has performed more than 1,500 endoscopic surgeries, including cholecystectomy, appendicitis, spleen, ovarian tumors, ventral and inguinal hernia repair, removal of adhesions causing intestinal obstruction, in addition to a number of surgeries for children with sickle cell disease. A large number of these operations is conducted at the hospital’s One-Day Surgery Center.

On the other hand, through a qualitative shift to reach all segments of target audience, MOH has recently launched the first-of-its-kind maternity and children clinic in trade complexes - namely in Hayat Mall, Riyadh. This initiative is designed to activate community's engagement and collaboration with MOH, to make services available in public places, in addition to providing consultations and awareness-raising activities to outpatients.

The new clinic features triage checkups, early screening of diseases including breast cancer, colon cancer, osteoporosis and hypertension. The clinic also conducts clinical tests, refers cases for further follow-up to reference bodies, boosts having healthy and balanced food, motivates breastfeeding, raises women's awareness, provides consultations, ensures natural child growth, refers children to concerned bodies if needed, stresses the importance of balanced food for children based on their age groups, in addition to educating visitors on the vital role of exercising and health enhancement.


Last Update : 23 November 2017 03:12 PM
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