More than 1 million patients visit DHA facilities in 2016

DUBAI, More than 1.1 million patients visited the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) Hospitals and medical centres in 2016, according to a top official.

Dr. Ahmad Bin Kalban, CEO of Hospital Services Sector at DHA, said that Dubai and Rashid hospitals had the highest number of visits with 382,106 and 325,619 patients respectively.

Latifa Hospital received 161,006 patients while Hatta Hospital received 124,074 patients.

DHA’s specialised medical centre’s also received a notable number of patients seeking its specialised 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.

Out of 1,135,028 visits 645,964 were outpatient visits while 407,417 were emergency room and walk-in visits and 81,647 were admission visits, he added.

Source: Emirates News Agency