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Al-Qunfudhah Diabetes Center Provides its Services Through Specialized Clinics
07 March 2018

The Diabetes Center of Al-Qunfudhah General Hospital continues providing its top quality and outstanding healthcare and educational services through its specialized clinics which feature an elite of doctors, specialists and technicians. The Center offer a wide range of services, including children diabetes clinic; serving so far 200 patients. The clinic diagnoses both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Also, the educational clinics brief patients on their diabetes type, its causes, treatment options - bills and insulin injections, their needs on Ramadan and during Pilgrimage - Hajj. The therapeutic feeding clinic, likewise, sets a dietary system for each patient based on his case, while taking obesity and weight loss into account.


The hospital also serves patients through its endocrinology clinic - 168 patients so far. The clinic also treats stature deficiency by injecting growth hormone, as well as congenital endocrinology cases, hypothyroidism, hypoparathyroidism, congenital rickets and early adulthood cases. The hospital also includes a clinic for hormone catalyst diagnostics; serving 50 outpatients so far.

It is noted that MoH has increased the bed capacity of its hospitals in 2017 by 1822 beds, thus, making 43,675 beds in total instead of 41,835 beds. This is part of MoH’s endeavors to enhance hospital’s bed capacity for hospitalization and to reduce hospitalization waiting lists. By Allah’s Grace, this has positively improved MoH’s medical services and boosted patient satisfaction. To that end, MoH has inaugurated new hospitals, and geared up the present capacity of hospitals by recruiting more doctors and adding more beds.

In its report of achievements in 2017, MoH stated that one-day surgeries increased from 44% to 55% (with 112,095 one-day surgeries). Also, waiting lists were reduced through suppling health facilities with needed appliances for one-day surgeries, in addition to key indicators to increase the number of this type of surgeries.







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