The opening of Al-Mashare’a Health Center and the emergency expansion of Princess Basma Hospital in Irbid

The Department of Ambulance and Emergency at Princess Basma Hospital in Irbid Governorate, in the presence of the two Secretary Generals of the Ministry of Health for Administrative and Technical Affairs, Dr. Ilham Khreisat, and for Primary Health Care and Epidemiology, Dr. Raed Al-Shaboul, and in the presence of the Governor of the Al-Shamaila Valley Brigade, Dr. Ali Al-Hawamdeh, a number of representatives of Irbid Governorate, and members of the Governorate Council. Al-Hawari appreciated the support provided by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the Ministry of Health in establishing the Al-Mashare’a Comprehensive Health Center, whose construction cost amounted to about 750 thousand dinars, funded by the Saudi Fund for Development.Al-Mashare’a Comprehensive Health Center, according to Al-Hawari, provides its services in the areas of family, pediatric, internal medicine, gynecology, general medicine, dental services, laboratories, x-rays, vaccinations, maternity and childhood, and more than 50,000 people benefit from its services in the areas of Al-Mashare’a, Sheikh Hussein and Tabqat Fahl. The area of the expansion of the emergency department of Princess Basma Hospital is about (250) square meters, and it included 5 beds to monitor emergency patients, a room for sampling and EKG, an ambulance and emergency laboratory, a medical record, an accounting room, and a patient classification room.Al-Hawari pointed out that the Ministry of Health has recently expanded the internal medicine department for men in Princess Basma Hospital with 38 beds, and established a lung function and efficiency examination unit and an anesthesia clinic to reduce the rate of canceled operations, in addition to creating an intermediate care department with 11 beds, and activating a new operating room. And providing the Operations Department with a knee endoscopy device, a urology endoscopy device, and modernizing gastrointestinal endoscopy devices. Minister Al-Hawari stated that the Ministry of Health worked to modernize a large part of the old hospital beds and replace them with modern electric beds in the intensive care departments, in addition to supporting the hospital departments with new medical devices.