MOH News
Tabuk: Over 13,000 Patients Served by Duba General Hospital Last Month
16 November 2017
According to Tabuk Health Affairs, during last October, Duba General Hospital served more than 13,360 patients, with 9,575 at emergency department and 3,785 at outpatient clinics.

“The hospital served 508 inpatients, and performed 69 surgeries, 23 one-day operations, 63 birth cases, 1,332 x-rays, and 23,682 lab tests. Launched late last year with a 100 bed-capacity, it is one of the state-of-the-art hospitals in the region,” added Tabuk Health Affairs.

On the other hand, through a qualitative shift to reach all segments of target audience, MOH has recently launched the first-of-its-kind maternity and children clinic in trade complexes - namely in Hayat Mall, Riyadh. This initiative is designed to activate community's engagement and collaboration with MOH, to make services available in public places, in addition to providing consultations and awareness-raising activities to outpatients.

The new clinic features triage checkups, early screening of diseases including breast cancer, colon cancer, osteoporosis and hypertension. The clinic also conducts clinical tests, refers cases for further follow-up to reference bodies, boosts having healthy and balanced food, motivates breastfeeding, raises women's awareness, provides consultations, ensures natural child growth, refers children to concerned bodies if needed, stresses the importance of balanced food for children based on their age groups, in addition to educating visitors on the vital role of exercising and health enhancement.


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