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 68+ Thousand Cases Served by Medical Rehabilitation Center-Hail
15 March 2018

According to Hail Health Affairs, Sheikh Abdulkarim Al-Mojil Medical Rehabilitation Center at King Khaled Hospital served over 68,899 cases in 2017, including 8,728 natural medicine cases, 54,959 physiotherapies, 887functional therapies and 4,325 prostheses and prosthetic devices. All services are designed to help patient maintain their independence as far as possible in their daily routines by improving their physical functions and reducing their impairments.

The center also provided a number of mechanical splints, including: Splints for foot or wrist drop due to motor neuropathy caused by accidents, sharp injuries or shots. This type of splints helps patients maintain the affected organ in proper position, do their daily activities and enjoy their independence. Earlier, such cases used to be referred to hospitals outside the region.

On the other hand, in its 2017 achievements report, MoH added 65 new healthcare centers, making all health centers across the Kingdom into 2,390 instead of 2,325. These centers have helped provide facility-based health services to over 300 thousand citizens. These centers have been enhanced with necessary manpower, appliances and medical supplies. Also, new 39 centers are designated to operate for longer hours up to 11:00pm. In so doing, 204 centers so far operate up to 11:00pm instead of 165 centers before. MoH seeks to provide comprehensive coverage across the Kingdom, to reduce congestion and to meet the beneficiaries’ needs. Hence, more manpower (highly trained doctors) have been supplied, in addition to training the existing medical and administrative staff and providing security services in all centers on duty.

Last Update : 18 March 2018 01:55 PM
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