Sunday, 16 May 2021
H H Sayyida Basma al Said inaugurated the Women Wellness Clinic of Apollo Hospital on Saturday at Apollo Sugar Clinic in Ruwi. Apollo Women Wellness Clinic will be held every Tuesday and Saturday to make it accessible for working women.

Apollo Women Wellness Clinic focuses on supplying care, access

The Well Woman package attributes full blood count, urine evaluation, random blood glucose, pelvis ultrasound, TSH (thyroid), instruction of self-breast examination, cervical screening, a gynaecology consultation with the optional additions such as dental or psychiatry consultations.

Speaking at the occasion, V T Saileswaran, managing director, Apollo Hospital Muscat, stated, “Sayyida Basma is an icon in the health sector of Oman. She has made active contributions in raising awareness about mental health in the Arab region. As the sultanate continues to excel in the development of women and the society, it is of the utmost importance to spread more awareness on women’s health as they are the pillars of society.”

Apollo Hospital Muscat has introduced the notion of a Women Wellness Clinic with improved concentrate on women’s wellness concerns. As element of the opening session, a speak was held on Women’s Health – Body and Mind, by two of Apollo Hospital Muscat’s medical doctors, Dr Archana Devi, gynaecologist and Dr Anand Kumar, psychiatrist.

“The idea is to make the package affordable and encompassing for women to encourage taking initiative for regular check-ups that would lead to early diagnosis if need be,” stated Dr Archana. Her location of experience contains gynaecological issues such as menstrual concerns, pelvic infection, Polycystic Ovarian Disease, fibroids and endometriosis.

Dr Kumar stated, “A woman’s mind is like a deep ocean. Internalisation of stress makes women more vulnerable to mental health problems. Stress management and maintaining a healthy work-life balance is the way forward towards positive mental health.” Dr Kumar is a specialist psychiatrist with more than eight years expertise. He has worked in private psychiatry settings in DNB accredited hospitals in India.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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