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Maternity and Children Hospital- Arar: Successful Surgery for a 7-Day-Old Baby
04 February 2018

By Allah's Grace, a medical team at Maternity and Children Hospital- Arar has successfully operated on a 7-day-old baby with post-natal complications and health problems. After due medical examinations, he was diagnosed with diaphragmatic hernia. During a 2-hour-operation, under general anesthesia, the hernia was surgically repaired. Thank Allah the operation was successful and the baby is in good health. 

It is noted that the Northern Health Affairs provides its health services through 11 hospitals with a capacity of 1,410 beds, as well as 48 healthcare centers.

It is noteworthy that the MOH has launched a daily specialization-based e-Waiting List for surgical operations on its online portal. The list features the MOH's hospitals, along with surgical specializations and corresponding waiting days respectively. The list also includes five levels of waiting days, from one to 180 days. By launching this initiative, MOH aims to update all patients and beneficiaries of services provided by its health facilities on the developmental efforts to boost performance levels, and to provide high quality services to satisfy and meet the health needs of citizens.​

Last Update : 26 February 2018 03:40 PM
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