Qatar treats thousands of patients from siege nations

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Qatar treats thousands of patients from siege nations

Qatar is continuing to give treatment to patients hailing from the blockading nations and has treated a sum of 232,576 medical cases crosswise over Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) and Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) over the most recent 14 months, reported thePeninsula.

According to data 6,136 are from Bahrain, 203,705 from Egypt, 2,945 from the UAE, and 19,790 from Saudi Arabia. They have made 1.08 million visits to different facilities across HMC and PHCC from June 5, 2017 to August 4, 2018.



Dr Yousef Al Maslamani, Medical Director of Hamad General Hospital (HGH) told that  “Humanity supersede anything. We will treat all patients, because they are humans and Qatar is a humane country. We will treat all patients despite their nationality, either form blockading or non blockading country. Politics will never interfere into medical treatment,” 

He added. “We have continued to treat patients from the blockading countries and we will continue treating them,” according thePeninsula.

Upwards of 138,414 have benefited the administrations gave at HMC doctor's facility system and they have made 451,183 visits to various offices. 

The Pediatric Emergency Centers of HMC have treated 30,640 cases amid the said period. A sum of 3, 757 patients from Bahrain, 121,127 from Egypt, 1,883 from the UAE, and 11,643 from Saudi Arabia were dealt with at HMC doctor's facilities. 

The PHCC's wellbeing focuses have treated 101,802 patients from the blockading nations and they have made 503,885 visits over the most recent 14 months. 

“All these are people residing in Qatar,” said Dr Al Maslamani.

An aggregate of 22,793 in-patients from the blockading nations were treated at HMC hospitals.

Around 130 patients with kidney failure have sought services at HMC’s dialysis units at different hospitals.

In excess of 2,000 ladies have undergone normal deliveries or caesarian section at HMC hospitals. Among them 58 are Bahraini, 1,727 are Egyptians, 36 are Emirati and 355 are from Saudi Arabia. 

Around 960 patients from the Egypt, UAE, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain have availed services for trauma.

Around 300 adult patients and 28 children under the age of 14 years, from the blockading countries have undergone surgeries for cardiac problems. A total of 8,275 patients have undergone surgeries for different types of illnesses. Among them the highest number of 2,482 surgeries were performed at the HGH.