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Over 431,000 Patients Served by Al-Qunfudhah Hospitals in 7 Months
16 May 2018

According to Al-Qunfudhah Health Affairs, during the past seven months, five subordinate hospitals provided its therapeutic and ambulatory services to 321,563 ER cases and 109,883 outpatients, in addition to 2,366 surgeries. Also, Al-Qunfudhah Health Affairs features 43 primary healthcare centers.

It is worth mentioning that a number of health projects have recently been launched (at a total cost of SR 350 M). These projects featured the Asir Central Hospital Infrastructure Development Project, in addition to other developmental projects, such as developing the ICU, adding 23 beds, launching the one-day surgery department, and developing the medical compliance system. Also, some vital projects have been added, including preparing and furnishing Prince Faisal bin Khaled Cardiac Center (with a 72-bed capacity, of which 22 beds for cardiac care) and two catheter labs, establishing a regional laboratory and poison control center, developing emergency transport system, and constructing residential towers at Maternity and Children Hospital-Khamis Mushait. These projects will achieve a qualitative shift in the health services provided for the advanced cases in Asir region, through increasing the ICU bed capacity to quickly accept the critical cases, as well as reducing waiting lists for scheduled surgeries.

Last Update : 24 May 2018 11:19 AM
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