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Over 56, 000 Patients Served by Medical Rehabilitation Departments of Bisha Hospitals
22 November 2017
According to a recent statistical data disseminated by Bisha Health Affairs, over the past year (1438H.), the Medical Rehabilitation Center of King Abdullah Hospital-Bisha (with a 355-bed capacity) served 37,289 patients at physical therapy department, 3,332 at occupational therapy, in addition to 787 at prosthetics department. The center features a number of departments, including physical therapy, occupational therapy, and prosthetics. Operating in an integrated and comprehensive manner, these centers seek to provide patients with effective rehabilitative services by qualified and well-trained staff, to improve their physical and mental health conditions.
Over the same period, 7,640 patients were also served by the Physical Therapy Department of Rehabilitation and Mental Health Hospital, 4,090 by Al-Alaya Hospital, 3,336 by Tathleeth General Hospital, 480 by Tbalah Hospital, and 720 by Tarj General Hospital.

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.




 



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