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Hafr Al-Batin Health Affairs: Comprehensive Counseling Clinics Operate at Healthcare Centers
03 January 2018
According to Hafr Al-Batin Health Affairs, the comprehensive counseling clinics (the Primary Mental Care Program) have operated at the primary healthcare centers. The program has been adopted by 18 healthcare centers, with 804 visits since its launch. The clinics are designed to provide psychological and social services, and to raise awareness about the most common mental health diseases.

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.



Last Update : 04 January 2018 03:40 PM
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