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Northern Borders: Over 76,000 Physiotherapy Sessions Performed Last Year
14 January 2020

According to the Northern Borders Health Affairs, over the past year (2019), five new departments for occupational therapy, rehabilitation, and speech therapy have been inaugurated at health facilities. “These departments provided their integrated medical services to patients, with 76,586 physiotherapy sessions, 10,360 beneficiaries of Rehabilitation Department, 7,171 occupational therapy sessions, 3,275 prosthetic services, and 583 speech and language disorder treatment sessions,” stated the Affairs.


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.






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