Medical delegation dispatched to Riyadh
Manama, The Ministry of Health has decided to dispatch a medical team to follow-up the conditions of the Bahraini family which had traffic accident in Saudi Arabia. The accident which happened yesterday evening (September 5) left two members dead and ten others wounded � six of whom suffered fractures and bruises.
Four members who sustained serious injuries were transferred to the Imam Abdulrahman Al-Faisal in the province of Riyadh for medical treatment. The medical delegation, which includes Dr. Ali Dhaif, Dr. Mohammed Arafa and Khalil Abdulla, has been instructed to assess the conditions of the injured to see whether they continue their treatment in Saudi Arabia or return to Bahrain. Coordination is also underway to bring the bodies of the two citizens who were killed in the traffic accident back to Bahrain.
The accidents, and overseas emergencies convened promptly following directives from Health Minister Faeqa bint Said Al-Saleh, Undersecretary Dr. Walid Al-Manea and Assistant Undersecretary for Hospital Affairs Dr. Mohammed Al-Awadhi.
Committee chairman Dr. Nabeel Al-Asheeri presided over the urgent session, which was attended by deputy chairperson Dr. Shikha Adulqader and other officials representing the Health Ministry, the Foreign Ministry and Bahrain's embassy in Riyadh and decided to dispatch the medical delegation. The committee coordinated with the Ministry of Health and the Salmaniya Medical Complex (SMC) to undertake required preparations for the treatment of the wounded who be brought back to Bahrain.
Source: Bahrain News Agency