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Mahayel: Over 500,000 Beneficiaries of Health Services in 1438H.
23 November 2017
During 1438H., Mahayel healthcare centers received 515,462 patients. According to a statistical data disseminated by Mahayel General Hospital, 72,112 cases were served at outpatient clinics, 128,729 at emergency department, and 13,746 at dental center. “Also, 1,814 surgeries, 231,478 lab tests, 68,545 x-rays examinations, 26,970 medical rehabilitation sessions, 1,544 home visits, 3,887 pre-marital screenings were conducted, in addition to 2,007 urinary services,” the statistic reads.
 
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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