Dr Ahmad Bin Kalban
Dubai Health sees over 1.1m patients in 2016
DUBAI, January 2, 2017
More than 1.1 million patients visited the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) hospitals and medical centres in 2016, revealed Dr Ahmad Bin Kalban, CEO of Hospital Services Sector at DHA.
Bin Kalban said that Dubai and Rashid hospitals had the highest number of visits in 2016 as Dubai Hospital received 382,106 patients while Rashid Hospital received 325,619.
Meanwhile Latifa Hospital received 161,006 patients while Hatta Hospital received 124,074 patients in 2016.
DHA’s specialized medical centre’s also received a notable number of patients seeking its specialized treatments.
Bin Kalban said the Dubai Diabetes Centre received 44,074 patients, the Dubai Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Centre received 42,350 patients, the Thalassemia Centre received 7,848, the Airport Medical Clinic received 33,856 patients and the Dubai Gynaecology and Fertility Centre received 14,122 patients.
Bin Kalban said out of 1,135,028 visits received in 2016, 645,964 were outpatient visits while 407,417 were ER and walk-in visits and 81,647 were admission visits. – TradeArabia News Service