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DHA hospitals treated 3,000 patients during Eid break

In Latifa Hospital, 544 patients visited the emergency department while 154 were admitted to the hospital

Staff Report
16:09 September 7, 2017

Dubai - Dubai Health Authority (DHA) hospitals handled around 3,000 patients at its emergency departments and admitted around 400 patients during the Eid Al Adha break.

Dr Ahmad Bin Kalban, CEO of Hospital Services Sector at the DHA, said that Dubai Hospital, Rashid Hospital, Latifa Hospital and Hatta Hospital functioned round-the-clock to cater to patients’ needs during the Eid break.

He said that in Dubai Hospital 900 patients visited the emergency department while 114 were admitted to the hospital, while 1,298 patients visited the emergency department and 129 were admitted to Rashid Hospital.

In Latifa Hospital, 544 patients visited the emergency department while 154 were admitted to the hospital and in Hatta Hospital, 218 patients visited the emergency department and 16 were admitted.

“At the DHA, our utmost priority is patient-centric care and we are continuing to expand our services as well as provide specialised and super-specialised care to meet our patient’s demands,” said Dr Bin Kalban.