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Northern Borders: Over 14,000 Home Medical Visits Conducted
10 December 2020

​According to the Northern Borders Health Affairs, over this year 2020, 14,912 visits were paid to 6,580 patients enrolled in the home healthcare program. Also, the program has conducted 6,943 visits to deliver medicines and medical supplies to patients’ homes and launched 23 initiatives during the same period. ​

It is noteworthy that MOH provides the home medicine program services through qualified medical teams at several hospitals and medical cities across the Kingdom. The services are provided to patients with the engagement of their families as per approved standards.

Moreover, the health services provided by the home medicine program include comprehensive medical and nursing care, following-up bed-ridden patients and the elderly and their chronic diseases such as high blood pressure, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, respiratory problems, injury care, bedsore, tubes, catheters, intravenous therapy, palliative care, and care for patients with psychiatric and neurological diseases, in addition to providing physical therapy service, respiratory therapy, clinical nutrition, and social services. The other main services include health education for patients and their families. They are not restricted to health, psychological and social services only. They also include the provision of medical supplies and devices and medicines needed by the patients.  

Last Update : 12 December 2020 02:47 PM
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