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Children Hospital-Arar: Successful Surgery to Baby with Esophageal Obstruction and Bronchopleural Fistula
20 December 2017
A medical team at Maternity and Children Hospital-Arar has successfully conducted a surgery to a 29-day-old baby boy with congenital esophageal obstruction and bronchopleural fistula. After due lab tests and x-rays, a two-hour surgery has been decided to the patient. Thus, the esophagus has been successfully connected to the stomach. Then, he has been followed up. By Allah’s Grace, he is currently in a good health.

On the other hand, the Ministry of Health (MOH) has recently launched the (e-health) App. to facilitate access to visual medical consultations on smartphones. In so doing, MOH seeks to employ cutting-edge technologies to enhance effective communication with service beneficiaries, and to provide them with the needed specialized medical consultations.

According to MOH, the first stage of the new App. will cover the Northern Borders, Asir, Tabuk, Jazan, Najran and Al-Jouf Health Affairs. The, the App will be used across the Kingdom, Allah Willing.

The App. is designed to enable audio-video communication from 9 a.m. to 12 a.m. during working days, and from 1 p.m. to 12 a.m. on weekends. Accordingly, users can login into the App., communicate directly with a specialist, and have their cases diagnosed through the App. Hence, the specialist can answer the users' inquiries, and provide the needed medical consultation and the necessary medical procedure.


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