Sunday, 18 August 2019 01:57 GMT

Qatar- Health centers receive almost 24,000 patients during Eid

(MENAFN - The Peninsula) QNAThe Primary Health Care Corporation's (PHCC) centers received 23,900 patients through 17 health centers on Eid Al Fitr holidays.

During the period from June 2 to yesterday, the PHCC provided general medicine services, dental clinics, as well as emergency services, and other specialised clinics and prenatal examination.

The PHCC affirmed that meeting the needs of the patients is one of the main priorities that the corporation is keen to achieve as it is one of the most important pillars of the National Health Strategy in line with the Qatar National Vision 2030.

The PHCC also stressed its keenness to exert utmost efforts to provide the best medical services and health care to citizens and residents alike reflecting the efforts of the primary health care institution in this field.

HMC's main Emergency Department at Hamad General Hospital (HGH) had treated at least 1,524 cases during the first three days of Eid Al Fitr due to several reasons including stomach ailments, respiratory problems and trauma.

The Emergency Department at Al Wakra Hospital treated around 656 cases in the first three days of Eid. The Ambulance Service at HMC the Pediatric Emergency Centres (PEC) received hundreds of patients but all were simple routine ones with no critical cases reported from any of the departments. Many of cases were minor and moderate cases and were sent home after treatment on the same day.

When Eid Al Fitr festivities were approaching, HMC had cautioned people against road accidents. HMC's Hamad Trauma Center has urged motorists to practice safe driving on roads, especially during the Eid holidays.


Qatar- Health centers receive almost 24,000 patients during Eid

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