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72,000+ Emergencies Served by Al-Qunfudhah Hospitals
07 March 2022

​​According to Al-Qunfudhah Health Affairs, affiliated hospitals have provided its therapeutic, diagnostic and educational services to more than 72,000 patients at emergency departments, in addition to conducting 1,598 home medical visits for 466 patients.

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 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 : 13 March 2022 02:55 PM
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