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Over 270,000 Patients Served by Rafha General Hospital Last Year
05 November 2019

According to the Northern Borders Health Affairs, over the year (2019), Rafha General Hospital served more than 270,000 patients, with more than 196,000 emergencies, 75,800 outpatients, in addition to 4,975 inpatients. 

“The hospital also performed 153,716 lab tests, 28,000 radiology examinations, 840 surgeries, more than 15,678 physiotherapy sessions, more than 5,000 dialysis sessions, as well as dispensing more than 180,000 medical prescriptions,” stated the Affairs.  

It is noted that Rafha General Hospital has witnessed development and expansion projects in emergency, outpatient, and inpatient departments, as well as raising the capacity of neonatal care department by 80%.

It is worth mentioning that the Northern Borders Health Affairs features ten specialized medical centers (a cardiac center, three diabetes centers, three kidney centers, and three dental centers), as well as 11 hospitals with a 1,410-bed capacity, which are enhanced with a number of delicate medical specialties such as: neurosurgery, heart surgery, bariatric surgery, endoscopy, and others. Besides, the Affairs has 48 primary healthcare centers.

Last Update : 05 November 2019 03:39 PM
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