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41,770 Patients Served by Makkah Hospitals Last Week
04 March 2018

​According to Makkah Health Affairs, over the past week, Makkah hospitals provided their medical services to 41,770 patients, with 1,350 inpatients, 22,347 emergency cases, and 15,915 outpatients. “Also, the hospitals performed 212 emergency surgeries, 136 scheduled operations, 20 catheterizations, 99 endoscopies, 293 birth cases, including 212 natural births and 81 cesarean births, as well as 1,398 dialysis sessions”, added Makkah Health Affairs

On the other hand, MoH has launched the second season of Awareness Award “Wa3i” targeting participation of all GCC populations. With this Award, MoH seeks to promote the community’s health awareness, capitalize on the potential of youths and boost partnership between the community and all awareness stakeholders across the Kingdom and the GCC states.

The Award allows individuals to participate in any of its five different categories, including: Short awareness film, infographic design, motion graphic design, photography, and Snape Chat. Winner will receive cash prizes starting with SR 150,000 for short film winners. As well, both public and private schools in the Kingdom can participate through a short film on any health topic. So, the first winner school will receive a cash prize of SR 100,000.

To get more information on terms, conditions and Award standards, please visit the Award portal:, where all participations will be received. Kindly note that participations Award will be received until Saturday, April 7th, 2018 (corresponding to Rajab 21st, 1439H).

Last Update : 06 March 2018 02:53 PM
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