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Over 21,000 Patients Served by Al-Uwayqilah General Hospital in 3 Months
28 May 2019

According to the Northern Borders Health Affairs, over the first quarter of this year (2019), Al-Uwayqilah General Hospital has served more than 21,000 patients, with 16,971 emergencies, 2,927 outpatients, in addition to 1,287 inpatients.


“The hospital has also dispensed 22,944 medical prescriptions, and performed 108,547 lab tests, 74 surgeries (routine, emergency, and one-day surgeries), 875 radiology examinations, 339 dialysis sessions, in addition to 353 home medical visits,” stated the Affairs.

It is worth mentioning that the Northern Borders Health Affairs features ten specialized medical centers (a cardiac center, three diabetes centers, three kidney centers, and three dental centers), as well as 11 hospitals with a 1,410-bed capacity, which are enhanced with a number of delicate medical specialties such as: neurosurgery, heart surgery, bariatric surgery, endoscopy, and others. Besides, the Affairs has 48 primary healthcare centers.






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