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Sabia Hospital- Jazan: Successful Excision of 10cm-Long-Tumor for a Patient in His 90s
23 November 2017
According to Jazan Health Affairs, a medical team at Sabia General Hospital has successfully ended long suffering of a patient in his 90s with a 10cm-long colon tumor. The patient was brought to the emergency department suffering from anemia and severe abdominal pain. After due clinical examination, laboratory tests and x-ray scanning, he was diagnosed with a colon tumor which required immediate surgical intervention. Thank Allah, the team has successfully excised the tumor, and after due intensive medical care, the patient recovered and was discharged from the 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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