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Tabuk: Modern Medical Programs at Al-Amal Complex for Mental Health
08 February 2018

Tabuk Health Affairs has started treatment of mental patients with modern medical programs such as sculpture, drawing, planting, rehabilitation treatment to modify patients' behavior, natural and recreational treatment; including sports, picnics, visits and special centers.

"The Complex has recently inaugurated an electric shock unit to treat depression, mania and schizophrenia. The electric shock is one of the non-drug treatment modalities for some mental diseases. Also, the complex has launched an addiction section with a capacity of 6 beds, to be upgraded to 30 beds, as well as a section for recovering patients who have no family support and their condition is stable. In addition, the lab has been enhanced with different devices for blood diseases, virus analysis, immunity diseases, as well as biochemistry and drug testing sections", explains the Affairs. 

On the other hand, the Ministry of Health (MOH) has launched the Business Call Center (phone no. 920018090) as a continuous endeavor towards achieving the objectives of the Saudi 2030 Vision; to secure a favorable investment environment through providing optimal services, and to save time and efforts via a flexible mechanism to serve the business sector. The new center comes within MOH's strategic plan, which will greatly contribute to facilitating processes, enhancing the business sector's role in development. "This step is in line with the health system's initiatives under the 2020 National Transformation Program, where partnership with the private sector is a key pillar. Also, the Center will help boost efficient usability and enhance competitiveness. This initiative seeks to increase the private sector's contribution to health care financing", stresses MOH.

 Likewise, the new Center reflects a cutting-edge approach towards business customer care within the private health sector. The Center will provide a suite of services, including: (receiving request to the Ministry, follow up of financial benefits, receiving complaints and inquiries on medical licenses and private health facilities' commitments, any feedback on MOH's performance, and providing information on investment in private health sector).

In so doing, the Center is designed to boost satisfaction of both investors and clients of the private health sector. It also aims to streamline business processes at the Ministry, to boost investment, to promote private health facilities' efficiency, to foster trust between MOH and beneficiaries, to secure ongoing communication to create a healthy relation based on partnership, to improve MOH's responsiveness to provide timely assistance.

"Feedback will be received by the Business Call Center during official working hours from 08:00 a.m. to 04:00 p.m. 7 days a week.", MOH adds. the Center serves suppliers of medicines and medical appliances, owners of private health facilities, small and medium health facilities, public contributors to the health sector, national and foreign investors, national health manufacturers, and Service Procurement Program hospitals. The Center also provides its services to suppliers outside the health sector.​




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