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Abu Arish General Hospital- Jazan: Deep Left Leg Abscess Successfully Removed from a Lady
03 January 2018
In a rare surgery, a medical team at Abu Arish General Hospital- Jazan has successfully removed a deep abscess from the left leg bone and filled the resulting cavity with a mixture of antibiotics and bone graft for a lady in her 40s. The 45-minute-surgery ended the lady's several years of suffering. The surgery comes as part of a series of successful surgeries conducted by the hospital's medical staff who are constantly receiving training and qualification programs to enable them to deal with such rare cases.  
On the other hand, 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 : 15 January 2018 01:25 PM
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