The Ministry of Health (MOH) represented by the Directorate General of Specialized medical Care’s Supportive Services organized today Thursday at the City Seasons Hotel a workshop on Nutrition and Renal Disorders. Twenty-five Dieticians and nurses from different Governorates participated in this workshop.
The workshop highlighted malnutrition in Kidney disorders and the application of oral, enteral and parenteral nutrition support in Kidney disorders. Moreover, it introduced both Hemodialysis and Peritoneal dialysis and kidney diseases in the hospitals. At the end, the workshop offered case studies on nutritional management of renal disorders.
It is worth mentioning that theDialysis services in the Sultanate was first launched in 1980 at Al Nahdha hospital. Currently, there are 21 Dialysis Units in the Sultanate’s Governorates receiving about 6600 patients of different Nationalities.