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Al-Raqqa | Private clinics’ fees put greater burden on civilians, as medical efforts focus on tackling coronavirus

Civilians of Al-Raqqa city complain of the high fees of medical tests in private laboratories, clinics and hospitals, where people resort to them due to the lack of services in free health centers. In particular, gynaecological, internal, neurology and specialized clinics which are being transferred to Al-Qamishli hospital or to the regime-controlled areas, as support is focused on the precautionary measures of the coronavirus pandemic, which puts a greater burden on the people of Raqqa especially for the poor class.

The Health Committee of the Civil Council of Al-Raqqa city tightened its precautionary measures at the centers, medical points and hospitals that it directly supervises in the city of Al-Raqqa and countryside, where the Health Committee opened several hospitals and free health centers with a 24-hour emergency emergency system.

The Health Committee opened several hospitals and free health centres with a 24-hour emergency system.

It has set up four centres in Al-Akirshi, Abu Kubay’a and Al-Ziyarat area in the southern countryside of Raqqa, receiving about 200 cases per day, and four centres in Hamra Nasser, Al-Karama and Khas Ajil, east of Raqqa, with a receiving rate of 150-180 cases per day.

In the western countryside of Al-Raqqa, three centres were set up in Al-Khatuniya, Al-Salhabiya and Kadiran at a rate of 100 cases per day, three cenrters in Al-Qahtania, Al-Sakura and Al-Rafka at a rate of 150 cases per day per centre, and four centres in Tal al-Saman, Khaniz, Haseema and Al-Kalta, north of Raqqa.

These centres provide health support to citizens according to the available possibilities.

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