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125 dialysis patients shifted back to Sultan Qaboos Hospital Salalah

125 dialysis sufferers shifted back to Sultan Qaboos Hospital Salalah

Muscat – 

All 125 sufferers on dialysis who had been shifted to Muscat prior to Cyclone Mekunu hit Dhofar final week had been sent back to Sultan Qaboos Hospital Salalah on Tuesday. In a tweet, the Public Authority for Civil Defence and Ambulances mentioned, “A total number of 125 patients were transfered to Dhofar to continue their treatment at the Sultan Qaboos Hospital in Salalah. The patients were shifted after the dialysis unit at the hospital became operational.”

Dr Rashid al Badi, head of Emergency Cases Centre and co-ordinator of Medical Response and Public Health Sector in the Ministry of Health (MoH) mentioned that 125 dialysis sufferers had been shifted with their households in collaboration with the Royal Air Force of Oman. “The rest of the dialysis patients will be sent back soon.”

In a statement, MoH stated, “Hospitals in Sadah, Rakhyout and Dalkout as well as the Al Jadidah Health Center in Salalah will start functioning from Wednesday.”

MoH mentioned that Sultan Qaboos Hospital is prepared to get sufferers at the Emergency Department (adult &amp youngster), admission wards and some of the operation theatres. Outpatient clinics in the hospital also will resume their perform from Wednesday.

A total of 30 vital instances had been shifted to a quantity of hospitals in the sultanate. These sufferers will be shifted following all solutions specifically the Intensive Care Units turn out to be completely functional at the Sultan Qaboos Hospital in Salalah. MoH has urged individuals to report any emergency instances on these numbers: 9999, 23234599 and 23234112.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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