Breast cancer early detection service now available in Sahel

The Ministry of Health’s official spokesperson, Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad, has announced the inclusion of an early detection service for breast cancer for women in the unified government application, Sahel. This addition is part of the ongoing efforts in the digital transformation of health services to provide convenience for citizens.

Dr. Al-Sanad stated in a press release that this service was introduced under the directives of the Minister of Health, Dr. Ahmad Al-Awadi, and in collaboration with various sectors and departments within the Ministry of Health. It is part of the national program for early detection of breast diseases, aiming to offer high-quality screening services at an early stage.

The service is targeted towards women, encouraging them to undergo regular screening by scheduling a mammogram appointment through the application. Women can choose the most suitable appointment and center using the application. Dr. Al-Sanad mentioned that this examination service is available to Kuwaiti citizens aged 40 and above.

The Ministry has designated five primary healthcare centers for this purpose: Al-Egaila Health Center in the Al-Ahmadi health area, Al-Zahra Health Center in the Mubarak Al-Kabeer health area, Al-Naeem Health Center in the Jahra health area, Khaitan South Health Center in the Farwaniya health area, and Shaikhan Al-Farsi and Sharifa Al-Awadi health centers in the Al-Surah area.

He emphasized the Ministry of Health’s commitment to enhancing the digital capabilities of the health sector to achieve its objectives and the goals of the New Kuwait 2035 Vision. He commended the efforts of those working in the digital health sector and the medical staff for their dedication to improving the quality of healthcare services.- KUNA

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