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564 Surgeries at Al-Jouf Hospitals during Last November
31 December 2017
According to Al-Jouf Health Affairs, during November 2017, Al-Jouf hospitals conducted 564 surgeries, including 193 routine and 344 one-day surgeries, as 63% were referred to the one-day surgery department. Most surgeries were performed at Prince Mutaib Bin Abdul Aziz Hospital, with 228 surgeries, while 90 at King Abdulaziz Specialist Hospital, 61 at Maternity and Children Hospital, 90 at Tabarjal General Hospital, 40 at Suwair General Hospital, and 55 surgeries at Domat Al Jandal General Hospital. 

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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