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 Asir: 4,800+ Home Medical Visits Conducted in a Month
15 November 2021

According to Asir Health Affairs, over the past month of October, the Home Healthcare Program has conducted 4,846 home visits, benefiting more than 3,725 patients enrolled in the program, through 50 medical teams. Also, 131 trips were carried out to deliver medicine and supplies to patients’ homes, during the same period.

It is noteworthy that the Ministry of Health (MOH) provides 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, they include providing physical therapy service, respiratory therapy, clinical nutrition, and social services, as well as 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 : 16 November 2021 02:47 PM
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