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Hira Hospital - Makkah Ends Suffering of a Baby with Seventh Nerve Problem
07 January 2018
By Allah’s Grace, a team of physiotherapists at Hira Hospital- Makkah has successfully ended the suffering of a baby with severe seventh nerve symptoms causing difficulty drinking, chewing and keeping food in her mouth.
 
According to Makkah Health Affairs, the baby was brought to the physical therapy department where she had due medical examinations. Then, her family was briefed on her medical condition, treatment mechanism, therapeutic exercise and precautions to be considered during treatment. The team treated the baby with heat therapy, electrical stimulation and facial massage to activate and stimulate muscles, to improve blood circulation and to maintain muscles in order to prevent any complications such as muscle atrophy.
 
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.
 
 
 
 



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