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MOH: 97,000+ Patient Pilgrims Served by Hospitals and HCCs in Makkah and Holy Sites
10 July 2022
​​According to the Ministry of Health, since early Dhul-Qi’dah until the eleventh day of Dhul-Hijjah 1443H., the hospitals and healthcare centers (HCCs) have provided their various specialized and therapeutic services to 97,262 pilgrims in Makkah, Arafat, Muzdalifah, Mina and Jamaraat.

The hospitals and HCCs have performed 10 open-heart surgeries, 187 cardiac catheters, 379 dialysis sessions, 10 endoscopies, and 267 surgeries, in addition to serving 997 inpatient pilgrims. Also, «Seha» Virtual Hospital has participated in providing a number of virtual services, including: 9 cases of stroke diagnosis, one remote critical care case, and 127 remote radiology cases, in addition to 1,995 beneficiaries of immediate consultation services, via «Sehhaty» App.

It is noted that MOH has geared up affiliated health facilities to provide their therapeutic services to pilgrims in Makkah, Madinah, and the Holy Sites during the 1443H.-Hajj season. MOH has fully equipped 23 hospitals, 147 HCCs, and enhanced them with a 4,654-bed capacity, including 1,080 ICU beds and 238 beds for heat stroke cases, in addition to 25,000 qualified health practitioners to serve pilgrims.

Furthermore, MOH has prepared medical points on Al-Mashaer Train and Al-Haramain Train, and intensified its efforts in the central area of the Holy Mosque in Makkah, as well as ensuring 180 ambulances and gearing up 16 emergency centers on Jamaraat Bridge facility in Mina.


Last Update : 12 July 2022 07:10 AM
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