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More than 4,000,000 Outpatients Served by Madinah Healthcare Centers in1439H.

​According to Madinah Health Affairs, the Public Health, represented by primary healthcare centers, received 4,414,879 outpatients during 1439H. in 61 centers. “They provided their health services to 2,789,362 outpatients at general clinics, 52,711 women at pregnancy care clinics, and 142,365 at cases at dental clinics”, stated the Affairs. 

It added: “Over the same period, these centres also served 9,336 outpatients at radiology departments, 383,811 beneficiaries at laboratories, 350,909 cases at chronic diseases clinics, 304,595 children at healthy child clinics, and 381,790 outpatients at gauze and injections departments”.
It is noteworthy that the Ministry of Health (MOH), in line with its contribution to achieve the targets of the National Transformation Program (NTP) 2020, has launched the initiative of (reforming and restructuring the primary healthcare), as part of 40 initiatives designed to develop and improve the Kingdom’s healthcare services and facilities to meet the demands of the community and the expectations of our wise leaders - may Allah protect them.

This new initiative aims at providing advanced outstanding primary healthcare services, to boost satisfaction with this sector's services, and to foster the outpatients' trust in health services. The initiative also seeks to restore confidence in primary healthcare centers, given the growing numbers of outpatients, to ensure accessibility to all beneficiaries to reduce the burden on different health professionals, to boost the preventive measures, and provide facility-based health services, in addition to reducing congestion on emergency departments and outpatient clinics.

Last Update : 12 November 2018 08:36 AM
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