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Al-Jouf: 12 Successful Sleeve Gastrectomy Surgeries
23 November 2017
King Abdulaziz Specialist Hospital - Al-Jouf continues performing sleeve gastrectomy surgeries to morbidly obese patients by an elite of outstanding Saudi consultants and specialists.
According to Al-Jouf Health Affairs, last week, the medical team successfully performed 12 sleeve gastrectomy surgeries, and is preparing another list for next week. By Allah's Grace, this achievement is made possible through the professional medical team which exerts great efforts to put an end to patients' sufferings. Rmarkably, all surgeries have been successful without complications.
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 the Ministry of health, to make services available in public places, in addition to providing consultations and awareness 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, ensure natural child growth, refer children to concerned bodies if needed, stress the importance of healthy 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 : 27 November 2017 03:14 PM
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