Specialized clinics around the clock to serve the pilgrims

Specialized clinics around the clock to serve the pilgrims

More than 97 thousand pilgrims received medical services in Al-Mashaer


Monday – 12 Dhu al-Hijjah 1443 AH – 11 July 2022 AD Issue no. [
15931]


Doctors provide treatment services to a needy person at Mina Hospital (SPA)

Mona: Ibrahim Al-Qurashi

The multiple human roles offered to the pilgrims during the Hajj journey are reflected in the faces of many pilgrims, between the joy of completing the obligatory prayer, and the amount of care and attention they receive through an integrated system of services. which provides them with all means of comfort and reassurance to complete their rituals.
Scenes that are captivating in nature as pilgrims stream from Tashreeq to the Jamarat facility in the early hours of the morning, between a security guard assisting a pilgrim, another providing health care, and others from service bodies providing assistance to pilgrims in feelings embodied by expressions of gratitude and gratitude in various languages ​​for those who provide their comfort and service.
Hajj Fawzi Saeed, who comes from Libya to perform the Hajj, says that words do not meet the scope of this generous care since we arrived in the land of the Two Holy Mosques, where we found all the facilities in front of us , and praise the service rendered. to him by a health worker after he felt a little dizzy.
The 42-year-old said: “Health services are always at a high cost, but what I have found here is services at the highest level and free, and here I say without financial fees, even simple, and without waiting for anything from us except to be in the best of health and well-being. “
While the 58-year-old Indian pilgrim Idris Binger, in feelings of happiness and smile, said with his eldest cousin Muhammad: “I have waited many years to live this moment and be in the purest parts of the earth and the obligatory to perform prayer. But the care I have found here has dispelled all my fears since I set foot in the pure lands, where I felt the willingness of all to help with love.
At a time when the pilgrims find comfort and facilitation to perform the obligatory duty by all the relevant authorities and those working in the Hajj, the various organizational and health roles that have received great praise from the pilgrims during their faith journey within the holy places, and the Ministry of Health applies the highest standards of health safety and global preventive measures to ensure the safety of pilgrims by providing medical cadres specializing in the collection of fields, and preparing dozens of medical facilities around the pilgrims to take care of.
On a tour of the “Middle East” at Al-Noor Specialized Hospital in Makkah Al-Mukarramah, one of the 4 major hospitals equipped to serve pilgrims 24 hours a day and close to the holy places, we met the Indian Pilgrim Ahmed Kuwaiti met after his foot was splintered after the injury he sustained, and he said it was caused by a fall from The Stairs, expressing his great happiness with the care he found, which contributed to his quick discharge from the hospital and on his way to complete the ritual.
The hospital receives medical cases from the holy sites to provide all treatment and outpatient services through specialized and qualified frameworks, and through modern technology and advanced medical equipment. The hospital has a special section for sunstroke and another for isolation, and the hospital also provides a special center for “benefactors” concerned with standing up for the convenience of the pilgrim after leaving the hospital and communicating with his office to attend and deliver to his residence without the effort of waiting outside the hospital, in a quality service rendered to the pilgrim. who is contacted In his language, in the presence of cadres who speak many international languages.
In addition, Fahd Al-Sibani, director of clinics at Al-Nour Hospital, told Asharq Al-Awsat that all clinics, including specialized and basic clinics, work day and night to receive pilgrims and provide them with medical care, including clinics for surgery, internal medicine, dermatology, cardiology, canal, nose, ear, plastic surgery, canal, eyes and kidneys and sugar, without condition or appointment.
Al-Subyani indicated that when the pilgrim enters the hospital, it is sufficient to take his data and know his suffering to lead him according to his complaint directly to the clinic.
The Ministry of Health has announced that it has provided its treatment services through hospitals and health centers in Makkah Al-Mukarramah, Arafat, Muzdalifah, Mina and Jamarat to date for 97,262 pilgrims.
The ministry, represented by hospitals and health centers, performed a range of services, including 10 open heart surgeries, 187 heart catheters, 379 dialysis, 10 endoscopic surgeries and 267 surgeries, while 997 pilgrims were admitted to hospitals.
The Virtual Health Hospital participated in the provision of a number of virtual services remotely, including 9 cases of stroke diagnosis, one case of remote critical care, and 127 cases of remote radiology, while the number of beneficiaries of the immediate consultation services reached 1995 pilgrims and the needy. has. people.
It is noteworthy that during the Hajj season this year in Makkah Al-Mukarramah, the holy places and Al-Madinah Al-Munawwarah, the Ministry of Health prepared its health facilities to provide treatment services to the pilgrims as the number of hospitals reached 23. , supported by 147 health centers, and its bed capacity increased to 4 654 beds, while the number of beds Intensive care reached 1080, designated for heat stroke 238, and the number of health cadres qualified to serve the pilgrims is about 25 000 practitioners . center at the Jamarat Bridge facility in Mina.


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