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Sharjah Ruler inaugurates mobile clinic for elderly

Sharjah Ruler inaugurates mobile clinic for elderly
Gulf Today

Sharjah: Sharjah’s Ruler Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi inaugurated a mobile clinic for the elderly at the University of Sharjah in United Arab Emirates.

Sheikh Sultan was briefed during the inaugural ceremony on Wednesday by Qutaiba Hamid Al Khaili, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, about the mechanism of the clinic and its services to the community.

The clinic will operate outside the Faculty of Medicine to serve the community in co-operation with the Department of Social Services. It aims to reach elderly citizens and people with disabilities in the cities and regions.

The clinic will diagnose chronic diseases such as diabetes and includes modern radiotherapy devices, ultrasound diagnostics and laboratory devices.

The mobile clinic will operate for four days in a week treating simple cases, and transfer serious patients to hospitals for treatment.

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