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MOH Publishes Awareness Infographic on Superbugs
15 January 2018
The Ministry of Health (MOH) has called on all superbugs patients to strictly comply with antibiotics medical prescription. Through an Infographic published in its twitter page, MOH urges patients not to share their antibiotics. Patients are also advised to complete heir treatment course as prescribed by the doctor, even if they feel better. If ever they feel sensitive, chest constriction, itching,  hypostasis or difficulty breathing, they should report their case to the doctor immediately. MOH stresses the importance of strict compliance with medicine doses in time, and taking forgotten one as soon as possible.

It is noted that the "Superbugs" Infographic won the first rank in "Wa3i" award; an awareness award launched by MOH last year. More than 4000 individuals, companies and organizations took part in the award to develop a creative awareness health content; featuring a short video, photo, infographic and a  meme to motivate the community to adopt healthy lifestyles in order to reduce diseases and boost both professional activity and productivity.

On the other hand, MOH's Home Health care Program conduced last year 311,522 home visits by 320 medical teams (200 daily visits), through 213 hospitals across the Kingdom.

Since 1430H., the Ministry of Health (MOH) has provided home medicine services through a qualified medical team across the Kingdom to the eligible patients at their homes and among their families; in an endeavor to enhance their physical and mental health conditions, and to give them and their families peace of mind. Furthermore, the program increases the bed usability turn-over; thus, helping MOH serve more patients at less costs.

It is worth mentioning that the home medicine departments and sections across the Kingdom provide health care to patients with the engagement of their families, and meet their needs, in terms of medication and devices, which positively reflects on patients’ psychological, social and health conditions.


Last Update : 15 January 2018 02:39 PM
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