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MOH Starts Return Dialysis Patients to Dhofar

MOH Starts Return Dialysis Patients to Dhofar

MOH Starts Return Dialysis Patients to Dhofar


The Ministry of Health (MOH) started yesterday Tuesday to return a number of dialysis patients from the Governorate of Muscat to the Governorate of Dhofar after the end of the climate conditions.

Dr. Rashid Al-Badi, Head of Emergency Cases Center and Coordinator of Medical Response and Public Health Sector stated that 125 dialysis patients were shifted with their families in collaboration with the Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO) to continue receiving their treatment in the Wilayat of Salalah. The rest of the dialysis patients will be returned back successively.

It is worth mentioning that the Ministry of Health, represented by the Medical Response and Public Health Sector in collaboration with RAFO have airlifted 218 dialysis patients from Dhofar to Muscat before the start of the climate conditions.

The hospitals of Sadah, Rakhyout and Dhalkhout, as well as Salalah Al Jadidah Health Center will re-run starting from tomorrow.

The service in the Sultan Qaboos Hospital is back gradually, as well as the Dialysis Unit was re-operated since Sunday. In addition, the main services in the Hospital are ready to receive patients including the Emergency Department (Adult & Child), admission wards and some of the operation theatres. The outpatient clinics will resume the work as of tomorrow.

A total of (30) critical cases were shifted to a number of hospitals in the Sultanate. These cases will be returned later after fully re-operate the Sultan Qaboos Hospital in Salalah, especially the ICUs.