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Al-Jouf Health Affairs: Developmental Projects at Domat Al-Jandal General Hospital
04 January 2018
According to Al-Jouf Health Affairs, a number of developmental projects have recently been completed at Domat Al-Jandal General Hospital. The development project of the Continuing Medical Education and Training Center has been implemented to boost the staff skills through lectures and training courses. Also, the development project of the Patients Affairs and Medical Coordination Department has been launched. By Allah’s Grace, a support office has been inaugurated for the elderly and people with disabilities, in addition to a parking spaces allocated for people with disabilities. Furthermore, the hospital has activated the Communication Medicine Program at the ICU with King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre-Riyadh; to communicate with consultant physicians.

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 : 09 January 2018 03:01 PM
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