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MOH Provides its Services to Participants in King Abdulaziz Camel Festival
28 March 2019

​The Ministry of Health has provided its services to around 130,000 participants in King Abdulaziz Camel Festival.

According to Riyadh Health Affairs, a number of health facilities have been prepared to provide medical care for participants in the festival, including Rimah General Hospital, near the festival area, to receive medical cases 24/7 throughout the festival.  Recently, an emergency building was inaugurated in conjunction with MOH participation of the festival. The hospital has served 102,048 participants, 65,546 at emergency and 36,502 at outpatient clinics. The festival's medical center has served 4,870 cases, performed 201 minor surgeries and 659 gauze dressings. Also, mobile medical clinics served 2,686 patients and healthcare centers 13,117 patients.  

It is noteworthy that, during the festival, the Affairs has provided a mobile medical complex including triage, preventive, therapeutic and mental clinics, in addition to a mobile clinic for emergency cases. They all operate 24/7. Also, 2 healthcare centers, adjacent to the festival, have been geared up, namely: Rimah Healthcare Center and Al-Rumhiya Healthcare Center to provide services 24/7, in addition to 7 emergency teams. 

Last Update : 31 March 2019 11:19 AM
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