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Najran Health Affairs Conducts over 29,000 Home Medical Visits
04 January 2021

​Najran Health Affairs, during last year (2020), has conducted 29,739 home visits through the Home Healthcare Program, benefiting 1,219 patients enrolled in the program. ​

According to the Affairs, 5,000 visits were conducted to deliver medicines and other supplies to their homes through 8 hospitals, namely: King Khaled Hospital, Najran General Hospital, Maternity and Children Hospital, Sharourah General hospital, Hubuna General Hospital, Badr Al-Janoub General Hospital, Khubash General Hospital and Eradah Complex and Mental Health. The services were provided through 14 medical teams, 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 : 04 January 2021 03:36 PM
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