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Patients in Disguise: Saudi's "Mystery Visitor" Program Delivers Results

From Hospitals to Home care...program runs incognito visits and calls to evaluate services Riyadh: The "Mystery Visitor" program, an initiative launched by Saudi Health, is continuing its efforts to evaluate the performance of healthcare facilities across the country. This initiative is part of the Ministry's ongoing commitment to improving the quality and efficiency of healthcare services, promoting transparency and self-regulation, and preventing health risks. Under the program, trained individuals pose as patients to visit and evaluate healthcare facilities. They provide detailed reports on the performance of each facility, which are then used to identify areas for improvement and enhance the overall quality of care. The program's scope encompasses all healthcare facilities and services, including ......read more

Response Plus Holding Net Profit surges 68% to AED 49.39 million during 2023

Group Revenue increases to AED 345.36 million Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 22 March 2024 – Response Plus Holding PJSC (ADX: RPM), the largest pre-hospital care and emergency medical services provider in the UAE and KSA, has released its audited financial results for the period ending December 31, 2023. The Group’s Net Profit surged 68% to AED 49.39 million during 2023, compared to AED 29.31 million recorded in the previous year, while the Group’s Revenue increased to AED 345.36 million as of December 31, 2023 against AED 320.86 million a year before. Similarly, the Group’s Equity increased to AED 230.04 million as of December 31, 2023 from AED 222.9 million in the previous year. The Earnings Per Share (EPS) increased to AED 0.25 in 2023 from AED 0.15 a year before, reflecting the Group’s ......read more

From Wearables to Well-being: New Service in Saudi Arabia Uses Data from Apps for Personalized Health Guidance

Saudi Arabia's Health Tech Incubator Graduates 1st Startup Batch Riyadh: In a major push for digital health, Saudi Arabia's Deputy Health Minister, Abdulaziz Al-Rumaih, unveiled a two-pronged initiative on March 6th. This started with the launching of the Virtual Health Guide Service, which aims to empower citizens with personalized health guidance.  Leveraging data from the "SEHATY" app, "NAFIS" health files, and wearable devices, the service will identify individuals at risk and connect them with virtual specialists for preventive care and disease management programs like weight control, early diabetes detection, and hypertension control. This data-driven approach is expected to improve early detection, increase life expectancy, and ultimately enhance the quality of life for all. The second ......read more

From Wound Care to Antibiotics: KFSH&RC Wins Big at National Patient Safety Awards

Four wins solidify position as global leader in safe healthcare Riyadh: King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center (KFSH&RC) was honored with four awards at the 6th National Saudi Patient Safety Award Ceremony on Tuesday, March 5th. The awards were distributed across three categories: Patient Safety : Where KFSH&RC won two awards for its pioneering initiatives in  wound care detecting malnutrition rates in newly admitted Patients. The hospital also won an award for its project on improving antibiotic management. While the daily improvement program won an award in the training category. More than 600 institutions participated in this year's National Patient Safety Award, submitting high-quality projects across its eight categories. It is noteworthy that KFSH&RC has been ranked first in the ......read more

Saudi Arabia Saves Big with Shorter Hospital Stays: 13,000 Beds Freed Annually

Annual Health Performance Awards Celebrates Global Winners Riyadh: Saudi Ministry of Health celebrated Monday the annual Health Performance Awards, at a ceremony held in the capital Riyadh. During his speech at the ceremony, Saudi Health Minister Fahd Al-Jalajel explained that the average length of stay for hospitalized patients has decreased from 6.5 days to 4.5 days, which means saving around 13,000 beds, equivalent to 5 medical cities. He also pointed out that the rate of those served within 4 hours increased from 36% in 2017 to 85% in 2022, with an improvement rate of 137%, while the mortality rate from acute heart attacks decreased to 15%, achieving excellent levels in best practice metrics. Minister Al-Jalajel indicated that the improvement rate in the performance of the Saudi health sector since 2017 has increased by ......read more

85% of Saudi Patients See a Doctor Within 4 Hours

Minister of Health: Average Hospital Stay Decreased by 30% Riyadh: Riyadh's 1st  Health Cluster achieved an exceptional accomplishment by winning 7 awards in various categories of the "Health Performance" award in its sixth edition, during the annual ceremony held on Monday under the patronage of the Saudi Minister of Health, Fahd Al-Jalajel. Key Achievements include securing first place in the Critical Care Improvement category for their project enhancing tracheostomy practices in intensive care units. They also secured first place in the Creativity and Innovation category for a project aimed at improving emergency patient satisfaction through combined innovative methods like appointing emergency guides, establishing a call center, and utilizing a novel electronic emergency status dashboard. Finally, they ......read more

Saudi Consumers can now sleep better with help from a New Natural & Non-Habit forming Aid for Sleep Deprivation

2 out of 3 Saudis experience sleeplessness including difficulty in falling asleep, waking up at night & waking up tired in morning ZzzQuil NATURATM from the World’s #1 Sleep Aid Brand is an innovation designed to help Saudis sleep naturally, with carefully selected ingredients known for their ability to promote natural, restful sleep   Jeddah, February 27, 2024: Sleep is essential for a person's health and wellbeing, yet many Saudis do not get enough sleep, with a large part of the population unaware of the impact of sleeplessness on daily life. According to World Health Organisation, sleep deprivation, is a pressing global health concern affects millions of individuals worldwide and responsible for 3x to 10x attention lapses1. The consequences of sleep deprivation are far-reaching, including impaired ......read more

Gilead Sciences and Saudi Oncology Society Partner to Improve Oncology Care in Saudi Arabia

Jeddah, KSA, February 19, 2024. Gilead Sciences, a leading global biopharmaceutical company, has announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Saudi Oncology Society (SOS) to cooperate in areas of research, clinical trials, medical education and scientific exchange. Committed to creating a healthier world through the sharing of scientific and innovative advancements, Gilead Sciences will work closely with SOS to achieve these goals.   The primary focus of the collaborative initiative is on education, research, awareness, optimizing treatment management and directing the audience to specialized healthcare professionals. These contributions aim to grow and improve the broader healthcare ecosystem in the Kingdom, with a special focus on oncology and addressing the unmet needs of cancer patients in the ......read more

A Quantum Leap: Tele-EEG Now live in 24 Saudi Hospitals

Riyadh: Saudi Health launched a pioneering project on Thursday, February 15th, to provide tele-EEG services through the SEHA Virtual Hospital (SVH). The project aims to improve healthcare services for patients with neurological and brain ailments throughout Saudi Arabia, by providing advanced technologies for diagnostics and treatment. The new service involves using advanced EEG devices directly connected to SVH, where a team of qualified medical staff monitors the recordings around the clock. A consultant then issues a final report based on the virtual recordings, with the possibility of requesting medical consultation diagnostics for hospitalized patients in all departments. The project primarily aims to cover the needs of critical care patients while reducing the rate of patient transfers between hospitals and regions and ......read more

Saudi Rare Disease Summit discussed the latest treatments and the role of artificial intelligence in diagnosing and treating these diseases

With the participation of more than 400 local, regional, and international experts Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, February 17, 2024: 400 local, regional, and international experts discussed the latest topics, treatments and the role of artificial intelligence in diagnosing and treating Rare Disease, at The Saudi Rare Disease Summit held in Riyadh, the leading summit regionally in line with the Rare Disease Day, and organized by the Saudi Pediatric Neurology Society (SPNS), and Maarefah Management the world-class events management company, and accredited by the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties, and supported by the Rare Disease Day. Prof. Ahmed Al-Jedai, Assistant Deputy, Minister for Medical Support Services, Deputyship of Therapeutic Affairs, Ministry of Health, KSA. Said: "The best way to transform health care is to ......read more

Angels of Mercy...The Story of 90 Saudi Female Paramedics Saving Lives Everyday

Saudi Red Crescent's Field Response Team Provide Vital Aid in International Relief Efforts Riyadh: Saudi female paramedics are making significant contributions to saving lives and improving ambulance services in Saudi Arabia. The paramedics work around the clock with the Saudi Red Crescent teams to provide emergency medical services to patients and victims of accidents. The tasks of the female paramedics within the Saudi Red Crescent teams are diverse. They provide medical, ambulance, and educational care to raise health awareness. Female paramedics also participate in serving pilgrims during the annual Hajj season. Sharifah Al-Bunaykah, a specialist in emergency medicine, emphasizes the importance of being prepared and ready around the clock according to the circumstances of the fieldwork. She also highlights the importance ......read more

HILTON RIYADH HOTEL & RESIDENCES WELCOMES FEBRUARY WITH NEW DINING AND WELLNESS OFFERS

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 12 Ferbruary 2024: Hilton Riyadh Hotel & Residences, a leading five-star destination and hospitality icon in Saudi Arabia, is embracing the month of February with a series of dining and wellness offers. The landmark property is inviting guests to enjoy the culinary prowess of its signature on-site restaurants, as well indulge in the delights of curated spa packages. With some deals having been inspired by February’s Valentines Day celebration, Hilton Riyadh is delivering a uniquely relevant line-up of experiences that are sure to satisfy its diverse guest population.   Conveniently located close to the Granada Mall, with its upscale restaurants and over 120 boutiques, the hotel’s proximity to the city centre, business district, and key attractions offers captivating views of Al Faisaliah ......read more

Latest Advances in Obesity Treatment Discussed at Jeddah Conference

Over 100 Experts Gather in Saudi for the 7th International Conference   Riyadh: The Saudi Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery organized its 7th International Conference at the Hilton Jeddah Hotel, with the participation of more than 100 speakers from around the world. The conference, which ran for 3 days from Wednesday, February 7th, discussed the latest scientific and practical developments in the field of obesity medicine and surgery. The conference was attended by a group of select physicians specialized in obesity medicine and surgery, therapeutic nutrition, and behavioral therapy. An accompanying exhibition was held on the sidelines of the conference, showcasing the latest medical devices for obesity treatment. A community health initiative titled "Step for Your Health" was also launched at the ......read more

Canadian Companies Eye Saudi Arabia's Growing Healthcare Market

Saudi Health welcomed a delegation of Canadian companies specializing in healthcare and medical services on Sunday, February 4th, for an open discussion on investment opportunities available in the coming period. During the meeting, which was held at the ministry's headquarters in Riyadh, the spotlight was shone on the investment opportunities available to Canadian companies in the healthcare sector in Saudi Arabia. The Saudi side of the meeting was attended by the Undersecretaries of the Ministry of Health, representatives of the Saudi Holding Company for Health Services, the Council of Cooperative Health Insurance, the Saudi Center for Health Facility Accreditation, the Saudi Food and Drug Authority, the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties, the National Unified Procurement Company (NUPCO), and the Ministry of ......read more

Saudi Arabia to Host Major Summit on Precision Oncology in Madinah 50 Global Experts Explore Personalized Cancer Treatments by AI

Riyadh:  King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center (KFSHRC) is organizing the "Saudi Precision Oncology Summit" from February 8 to 10, 2024, in Madinah, Saudi Arabia. The summit will bring together over 50 local and international experts to discuss the latest advances in precision oncology, a rapidly evolving field that aims to tailor cancer treatment to the individual needs of each patient. The summit will highlight cutting-edge diagnostic and testing methods, innovative approaches to patient care, and real-world experiences in integrating precision medicine into clinical practice. Key topics to be covered include the importance of cancer prevention and early detection, Advanced testing methods, and their application in clinical practice, Challenges in accessing Precision Oncology, and the role of ......read more

Saudi Hospitals Lead Middle East and Africa in Global Ranking

King Faisal Specialist Hospital ranked 24th globally according to Brand Finance  Riyadh:  Saudi hospitals maintained their superiority in the Middle East and Africa for the second consecutive year, according to the 2024 ranking of the top 250 hospitals in the world by Brand Finance. The ranking included 7 Saudi hospitals, five of which are among the top 100 hospitals in the world. Leading the way is King Faisal Specialist Hospital, which retained its top spot locally and regionally coming in the 24th rank globally. The list also included King Saud Medical City, King Khalid University Hospital, the National Guard Hospital, King Fahd Medical City, King Fahd University Hospital, and King Abdullah Medical City. Mayo Clinic in the United States topped the ranking, followed by other American hospitals. The ranking also ......read more

Saudi Innovation Fights Diabetes: HyplexTM Technology Targets 1.5m Global Amputations

From Lab to Clinic, KAUST & AmplifAI Partner to Revolutionize Diabetic Care  Riyadh: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) and health tech leader amplifAI Health join forces to combat diabetes with a revolutionary AI-powered early detection method. Combining KAUST's cutting-edge HyplexTM hyperspectral imaging technology with amplifAI's expertise, the collaboration aims to transform diabetic care. Initially targeting foot complications, this partnership paves the way for earlier diagnosis, improved treatment protocols, and potentially saving millions of lives globally. KAUST, the leading science and technology university in Saudi Arabia, joins forces with amplifAI health, a local health tech company, to revolutionize early diabetes detection. Their collaboration leverages cutting-edge AI ......read more

Saudi Arabia Drives Down Deaths, Extends Lives: Healthcare Revamp Delivers Early Wins

50% reduction in road accident fatalities and an increase in life expectancy to 77.6 years    Riyadh:  Buckle up, Saudi Arabia! The Kingdom's ambitious healthcare overhaul is delivering impressive results, slashing road deaths in half and pushing life expectancies upward. Health Minister Fahad Al-Jalajel proudly unveiled these milestones on Jan. 30th, marking the successful completion of the program's initial phase. Gone are the days of fearing every drive. Traffic accidents, once a major concern, have seen a dramatic 50% drop thanks to improved infrastructure, stricter regulations, and public awareness campaigns. This isn't just about saving lives on the road – it's about adding years to them. The average Saudi is now living well into their late 70s, with the ambitious goal of hitting 80 by ......read more

Saudi Health Minister in Paris for OECD Summit

40 countries meet to build resilient healthcare systems  Riyadh: Saudi Health Minister Fahd Aljalajel participated, Tuesday, January 23, in the ministerial level committee and the policy forum of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) held in Paris. The two-day meetings aim to help shape policies for building more resilient healthcare systems and discuss challenges facing member countries to cope with future epidemics. During the forum, Minister Aljalajel met with OECD Secretary General Mathias Cormann, where they discussed ways to strengthen the partnership between Saudi Arabia and the organization. Aljalajel also met with his counterparts, Italian Health Minister Orazio Schillaci, Greek Health Minister Adonis Georgiadis, and Singapore's Health Minister Ong Ye Kung. He also met with ......read more

Preventing Famine and Deadly Disease Outbreaks in Gaza Requires Faster, Safer Aid access and more Supply Routes

As the risk of famine grows, and more people are exposed to deadly disease outbreaks, a fundamental step change in the flow of humanitarian aid into Gaza is urgently needed, United Nations agencies warned today.  The heads of the World Food Programme (WFP), UNICEF and the World Health Organization (WHO) say that getting enough supplies into and across Gaza now depends on: the opening of new entry routes; more trucks being allowed through border checks each day; fewer restrictions on the movement of humanitarian workers; and guarantees of safety for people accessing and distributing aid. Without the ability to produce or import food, the entire population of Gaza relies on aid to survive. But humanitarian aid alone cannot meet the essential needs of the Gaza people. The United Nations, international aid agencies and ......read more

Almana Group of Hospitals Introduces Revolutionary Radiation Therapy for Cancer Patients

19 December 2023, Dammam, KSA – Almana Group of Hospitals, the leading healthcare provider in the Eastern Province, is proud to announce the successful treatment of its first patient using Surface Guided Radiation Therapy (SGRT). This ground-breaking achievement, which took place this week, marks a major milestone in patient care within Saudi Arabia, specifically in the field of cancer treatment. The introduction of the SGRT system showcases Almana Group of Hospitals' commitment to leveraging innovative technologies to better serve cancer patients. SGRT offers several significant benefits that revolutionize the radiation therapy process, enhancing safety, accuracy, and patient experience. One of the key advancements brought by SGRT is the ability to save the heart during left breast radiation therapy. The left ......read more

Saudi Researchers Develop New Technology to Diagnose Autism

Focuses on tracking eye movement and adapts to the local culture  Riyadh: King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center KFSH & RC announced earlier in December the development of an advanced system to diagnose Autism Spectrum Disorder ASD. The innovation has received a patent from the US patient office USPTO and has also been featured as a promising development in several scientific journals. The system focuses on eye tracking and visual stimuli integrated with artificial intelligence. This approach overcomes traditional screening methods and adapts to local linguistic and cultural aspects, providing a more accurate alternative to current autism screening methods. This development was the result of a previous study completed by KFSH & RC involving a variety of male and female participants across a wide age ......read more

Nahdi Opens Its Sixth Clinic as Part of the NahdiCare Clinics Expansion Plan to Improve Primary Healthcare in the City of Taif

Taif, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – 17 December 2023: Contributing to the enhancement of a healthier quality of life, Nahdi Medical Company, has announced the opening of its sixth branch within ‘NahdiCare’ clinics in the city of Taif. Taif has recently garnered greater attention regarding development projects from the public and private sectors, to make it one of the world’s premier tourist destinations in line with the goals of the Kingdom’s Vision 2030. With that in mind, Nahdi Medical Company has been keen to contribute to the urban prosperity of the city of Taif by strengthening its primary healthcare offering and making Nahdi’s omnihealth services available and accessible to its residents, visitors, and tourists – with the ultimate goal of adding beats to the lives of its Guests every ......read more

Saudi Health Minister: We Used to Invest in Treatments, Now We Focus on Prevention

From pain to hope...Saudi Health adds 1,200 new beds in 2023  Riyadh:  Saudi Health Minister Fahd Aljalajel commented that the ministry has been investing for a long time in providing treatments but has shifted to focus on prevention as a road map to a healthy community, stressing that 66% of citizens do not need to travel for medical service. During an open session coinciding with the 2024  national budget forum, Aljalajel said that the ministry aims to increase healthcare coverage by 94% in 2030, pointing to the inauguration of 1,200  new beds in 2023, in addition to reducing average waiting times for operations to 24 days. The minister pointed to the increase of oncology centers from 10 centers to 18 centers with an increase of 80%, pointing out that the Advanced Radiotherapy Center at King Fahd ......read more

Saudi Arabia Launches Promising Medication Project

Aimed at treating serious and life-threatening conditions that do not respond to standard prescriptions  Riyadh:  The Chairman of the Saudi Food and Drug Authority SFDA and Minister of Health Fahad Aljalajel launched the promising medicines program in Riyadh on Sunday, December 10th. The program ensures early access to experimental treatments for patients who fail to react to standard medications and shortens the period required for new treatments to enter the Saudi market. Promising medications include all treatments that are safe and have completed clinical trials showing clear therapeutic effects for incurable or rare diseases or those that are highly prevalent in society. The Saudi Food and Drug Authority SFDA has started to implement this program on an experimental basis and has achieved success in ......read more

Saudi Hospitals Recognized as Baby-friendly by UNICEF and WHO

global ranking focused on supporting breastfeeding and limiting breast milk substitutes  Riyadh:  Saudi Health achieved early December the approval of four of its affiliated hospitals as "Baby-friendly hospitals" designated by WHO and UNICEF. These include AlJouf Maternity Hospital (north), Dharma General Hospital (Center), Hotat Bani Tamim Hospital (Center), and Erwa Health Center in Medina (West), which received this certificate after passing necessary assessments. Saudi Health confirmed that the trend towards Baby-Friendly Hospitals aims to promote awareness about the importance of breastfeeding by holding workshops, distributing leaflets, and educational videos, to motivate health sector workers and society in general to reduce the use of breast milk substitutes. The criteria for the accreditation, ......read more

Saudi Brings Hospitals to Homes…New Services Arrive at Patients Doorsteps

Thousands of dedicated practitioners provide 19 services to 250K patients by 2026  Riyadh:  Citizens and residents no longer need to leave the comfort of their homes for medical care. Saudi Health recently expanded its homecare services to include respiration, post-delivery care, dialysis, and palliative care. Saudi Health reported that 2,742 healthcare workers are currently providing home services by coordination with 246 hospitals and clinics all over the country. Services include nursing, physical therapy, nutrition, respiratory care, mental health, medication administration, dental care, intravenous treatment, bed sores treatment, and follow-up after surgery. The goal is to reach 250,000 beneficiaries by 2026 through home healthcare, providing patients with greater reassurance in their homes among loved ones without ......read more

Saudi Health Joins Talks for an International Convention on Epidemic Prevention

Meetings in Geneva to build on covid-19 global cooperation  Riyadh: Saudi Health participates in meetings held by the World Health Organization WHO on epidemic prevention, preparation, and response in Geneva, Switzerland. Saudi Arabia is discussing with the World Health Organization and member states the possibility of drafting an agreement aimed at preventing and responding to epidemics, continuing discussions of the Intergovernmental negotiating body in its previous meetings. The ministry explained that the coronavirus pandemic has highlighted many challenges in the global health system. The drafting of the agreement comes to help unify efforts to protect communities from epidemic diseases.  

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Meet 40 Saudi Geniuses Cracking the Code of Medical Diagnostics by AI

Stanford University & SDAIA launch medical technology hackathon  Riyadh:  The Saudi Authority for Data and Artificial Intelligence SDAIA in cooperation with Stanford University launched on Monday, December 4, the first hackathon aiming to develop medical diagnostic applications. The three-day hackathon targets 40 specialists in the fields of artificial intelligence and public health, to find technical solutions that help diagnose and treat diseases using various data recognition patterns. Accompanying the event, SDAIA Academy held several training workshops on related topics, including investigating biases in artificial intelligence diagnoses of dermatological conditions, genome imaging, data fusion case studies, and modeling for large medical image data sets.

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King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre Announces Breakthrough in Autism Spectrum Disorder Screening

December 5th, 2023, Riyadh - King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre (KFSH&RC) proudly announces a significant milestone in healthcare with a pioneering breakthrough in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) screening.  This achievement is a key part of KFSH&RC's digital transformation journey, underscoring the institution's commitment to excellence in healthcare services within Saudi Arabia. The innovative approach has earned recognition as a registered patent application in the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and is published in a Quartile 1 Journal, placing it among the top 25% in its global domain. This groundbreaking method is the first of its kind, designed specifically for the Saudi population, enhancing KFSH&RC's global medical standing. It represents a significant leap ......read more

Saudi Surgeons Save Twenty-year-old from Catastrophic Overseas Weight Loss Operation

Over 70 Days of Treatment to correct disastrous Gastric Bypass  Riyadh:  A team of doctors at King Saud Medical City's Center for Obesity and Metabolic Surgery was able to save the life of a twenty-year-old Saudi male whose gastrointestinal bypass operation caused serious complications. According to Saudi Health, the patient had a gastric bypass surgery outside Saudi Arabia, which caused health complications that required him to be medically evacuated back to the country, and urgently admitted to King Saud Medical City in Saudi Arabia. After laboratory and radiological tests, it was determined that serious complications had occurred, including leaks and inflammation, which caused him to enter a state of life-threatening shock, resulting in pus clusters forming inside his abdomen, infections, and severe fluid ......read more

See the Network of 100 Saudi Health Centers Monitoring Respiratory Infections

abandoning preventive precautions allows respiratory infections to reach pre-pandemic levels  Riyadh:  Saudi Health revealed monitoring mechanisms implemented to deal with respiratory infections. A local network of monitoring centers consists of 70 primary health care centers and 30 hospitals, distributed geographically and demographically, which collect data on respiratory infections, assess their severity, and analyze samples. At the monitoring centers, influenza, "COVID-19," and respiratory syncytial virus are examined. Samples are then sent to the Public Health Authority laboratory, for further examination, subclassification, and DNA sequencing. Due to lax preventive precautions, Saudi Health warned that respiratory infections may return to levels before the "Covid-19" pandemic, emphasizing ......read more

Saudi Health Home Delivers Flu Vaccines by Ride-Share App

Get vaccinated at the comfort of your home  Riyadh:  Saudi Health offered seasonal influenza vaccination service through the CAREEM ride-share application.  Saudi Health stated that the vaccine can be obtained easily through this service, and the reservation process will be through the application, in which the user first launches the application, then chooses a car, skips the access point, and then picks the location. After selecting the vaccination location, by selecting the category of (influenza vaccination car), and pressing the "Yalla" button, the captain accepts the order and the medical team is deployed to the patient’s location. To prevent  influenza infections, Saudi Health stressed the importance of taking the vaccine, since it has indicated that the vaccine reduces the chances of ......read more

Saudi Surgical Team Saves 37-year-old Man from Rare Appendix Tumor

condition affects less than 1% of inflammation cases  Riyadh:  In Al-Ula (western Saudi Arabia), a medical team succeeded Tuesday 28th November in ending a patient’s suffering through surgical intervention to remove a rare tumor in the appendix, at Prince Abdul Mohsen bin Abdulaziz Hospital. According to Saudi Health, after conducting ultrasound medical examinations with, it was discovered that the appendix of a 37-year-old man had enlarged and accumulated fluids. The CT scan also revealed a tumor measuring 14 cm long and 3 cm wide, The tumor, a spherical mucinous granuloma is considered a rare type occurrening in 0.3% - 0.8% of all cases. As a result of the diagnosis and tissue analysis, the tumor was successfully removed in an operation. The patient's condition was stabilized and he was discharged ......read more

King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre Celebrates Third Consecutive Year as "Digital Health Most Wired" by CHiME

Riyadh, November 29th 2023 – King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre (KFSH&RC) proudly announces its recognition as a "Digital Health Most Wired" hospital for the third consecutive year by the esteemed College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHiME). This prestigious accolade acknowledges KFSH&RC's unwavering commitment to harnessing digital health technologies to enhance patient care, improve operational efficiency, and foster innovation in the healthcare sector. The CHiME Digital Health Most Wired award is a testament to KFSH&RC's strategic and seamless integration of digital interoperability, positioning the hospital as a leader in the global healthcare landscape. By effectively leveraging information technology, KFSH&RC continues to shape the future of ......read more

Saudi Arabia Launches Specialized Center to Solve Medical Waiting Lists

Succeeded in solving 500k cases in one year  Riyadh:  Saudi Health launched a new entity dubbed (The Medical Referrals Center) which aims to provide wide-ranging services through a unified electronic portal, ensuring recipients' access to services quickly and easily. The Center works to coordinate the transfer of medical referrals and appointment booking procedures for patients transferring between Saudi health facilities inside and outside the country. A unified electronic platform for referrals is utilized to accomplish this, along with a streamlined work process and a standardized approach for registering referral requests and referrals, which helps hospitals reduce patient waiting lists and optimize capabilities when making referrals or booking appointments. Over half a million beneficiaries have been referred ......read more

Saudi Medevac Helicopter Fly's 1st Night Evacuation Over Red Sea Waters

A 19-minute to move patient from Farasan Island to Jizan city  Riyadh:  Saudi Red Crescent Authority transferred a female patient by air aircraft on Sunday 26th November. The Director General of the Saudi Red Crescent Authority in the region stated that after coordination with Saudi health in Jazan (southern Saudi Arabia) and Farasan General Hospital, the case was transferred.   He pointed out that this trip was the first-ever night over-water medevac in Saudi Arabia, where the patient was transferred from the airstrip of Farasan General Hospital to Prince Mohammed bin Nasser Hospital’s airstrip on the mainland. The trip took 19 minutes.

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Cigna Healthcare Appoints Hisham Radwan as CEO of Cigna Insurance Saudi Arabia, Opens new offices in the Kingdom

• The appointment follows Cigna Healthcare's expansion into Saudi Arabia after becoming the first international insurance company authorized to operate through a branch in the Kingdom. • Cigna Insurance Saudi Arabia opens office in Riyadh, solidifying its physical presence in the heart of the Kingdom. • Cigna Insurance Saudi Arabia partners with Total Care Saudi (TCS) as its   third-party administrator.   Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, November 27, 2023: Cigna Healthcare, International Health, the globally acclaimed health services company, has appointed Hisham Radwan as the Chief Executive Officer of Cigna Insurance Saudi Arabia. This strategic move marks a significant milestone for Cigna Healthcare as it opens its office in Riyadh after receiving authorization from the Insurance Authority ......read more

Miraculous Gift of Walking for Saudi Quadriplegic Child

Six operations to give the 7-year-old new hope  Riyadh:  Surgeons in Buraidah (central Saudi Arabia) performed a delicate six-stage surgery that allowed a child with cerebral palsy to walk and stand. According to Saudi Health, the 7-year-old was paralyzed on all four limbs, unable to wear his own shoes, stand, or walk. Following the necessary examinations, the team decided to perform a surgical intervention to lengthen the short tendons of the feet, knees, and hips, over six stages in one surgical session. Saudi Health confirmed the success of the operation, and that the child's condition has stabilized as he now began to walk agter removing the plaster cast.

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Saudi Medical Team Brought an Ataxia Patient to Walk Again

Intensive 6-month treatment plan Riyadh:  A medical team in Al-Awegeliah (northren Saudi Arabia) succeeded in restoring walking ability for an Ataxia patient in a 6-month treatment plan after a year of losing it.    Saudi Health confirmed that the physiotherapy and rehabilitation team succeeded late october in restoring a (Ataxia) patient's movement. He was suffering from inflammation in the cerebellum that led to an imbalance and inability to perform daily activities. After examinations, the patient underwent an intense rehabilitation program that included balance and strengthening exercises using auxiliary devices and exercises to enhance motor skills. The positive results appeared within 3 months.   The patient began to respond by standing and walking completely after 3 months. After increasing muscle ......read more

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Liver Transplant Every 3 Days in Major Saudi Hospital…

Marathon transplant surgeries reach 26 in 90 days  Riyadh:  Surgeons at a specialized hospital in Dammam, eastern Saudi Arabia, succeeded in setting a record by transplanting 26 livers in 90 days. A statement by King Fahd Specialized Hospital KFSH said that all donors underwent clinical examinations according to detailed medical standards in the preparation stage. The marathon ......read more

Saudi Infant Evacuated 1000 Km to Save His Life…

Doctors supervised the 13-month-old case via telemedicine  Riyadh:  Saudi Health revealed that the life of a 13-month-old baby boy was saved after suffering severe shortness of breath and was evacuated to a hospital in Riyadh.   The Medical Referral Center hotline received a call on Wednesday, August 9, from a hospital in Jeddah (western Saudi Arabia) to request a remote ......read more

Saudi Health & Post Service Transport Blood via Drones…

Delivery time drops from 2.5 hrs to 2 mins  Saudi Health and Saudi Post SPL succeeded early July in carrying out trials to transport blood units using drones during the Hajj season.   These trips have shortened the transportation time for blood units from two and a half hours to two minutes while adhering to strict health requirements.    This success will allow to ......read more

Alma Health Signs Partnership with Arabian Shield Insurance Co, to Provide its Members With a ...…

August 2023, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia:  Alma Health, a fully-verticalized digital healthcare provider created to transform the lives of individuals living with chronic conditions, has signed its first insurance agreement in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with Arabian Shield, a prominent Cooperative Insurance Company which is regulated by the Saudi Central Bank and the Council for Cooperative ......read more

Saudi Health: 1M Monthly Calls via National Hotline…

937 Center receives +6M calls during the 1st half of 2023  Riyadh:  Saudi Health announced that its hotline  received more than 6.1 million calls during the first half of 2023.   The ministry stated that 2 Million calls were made to ask for medical advice, while 1.2 million recipients preferred to book their medical appointments via the hotline.   The center has ......read more

Alma Health Signs Partnership with Arabian Shield Insurance Co, to Provide its Members With a ...…

August 2023, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: Alma Health, a fully-verticalized digital healthcare provider created to transform the lives of individuals living with chronic conditions, has signed its first insurance agreement in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with Arabian Shield, a prominent Cooperative Insurance Company which is regulated by the Saudi Central Bank and the Council for Cooperative Health ......read more

Saudi Cardiac Surgeons Swap Failing Cow Valve with an Artificial Replacement…

Female patient had it installed 9 years ago in Southeast Asia  Riyadh:  Cardiologists in the Qassim region (central Saudi Arabia) were able to perform a high-risk open-heart operation for a female patient in which the mitral valve was replaced in a complex procedure that took 6 hours. The Qassim Health Cluster announced that a specialized medical team at the Prince Sultan Center ......read more

Saudi Surgeon Saves Man's Life After Swallowing Car Key 15-minute Endoscopy Saved the 49-year-old…

Riyadh:  A medical team in Al-Qunfudah (western Saudi Arabia) succeeded in extracting a car key from the respiratory tract of a male patient -who almost lost his life- in a quick endoscopic operation that took 15 minutes. Saudi Health confirmed that medical teams were able on Tuesday, July 11, to save the life of a 49-year-old patient who arrived at the emergency department suffering from ......read more

King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre and MIT Jameel Clinic Collaborate to Advance ...…

Riyadh, 11 July, 2023: King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre (KFSH&RC) and the Jameel Clinic, a research center at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), have announced a partnership aimed at advancing clinical artificial intelligence (AI) research.  This collaboration holds immense importance for both organizations as they strive to enhance patient care, ......read more

KFSH&RC Implants Brain Electrodes in Child to Detect Epileptic Foci Without Surgery for First Time ...…

Riyadh, 3 July 2023: The Neuroscience Center of King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center (KFSH&RC) has implanted, for the first time in the Middle East, brain electrodes in an eleven-year-old child without the need for surgery. This groundbreaking non-invasive procedure, utilizing the cutting-edge stereoelectroencephalography (SEEG) technique, was performed on a boy with ......read more

Saudi Health Minister Announces the Success of this Year's Hajj and the Absence of any Outbreaks…

number of pilgrims has returned to pre-pandemic levels  Riyadh :  Saudi Health Minister Fahad Aljalajel announced the success of this year's Hajj season and the absence of any outbreaks or threats to public health. In a statement delivered from the command and Control Center in Mina on Friday, June 30th, Aljalajel said: "I am pleased to announce the success of this ......read more

Bangladeshi Pilgrim's Life Saved by a Smartwatch and a Phone App…

suffered a severe heart attack and had stents installed in Mecca  Riyadh:  A Saudi cardiology team at SEHA virtual hospital SVH successfully enabled a 55-year-old pilgrim from Bangladesh to perform the Hajj rituals, despite suffering a severe heart stroke. The pilgrim was suffering from severe pain in the chest area on June 20th and was transferred to King Abdullah Medical City in ......read more

Saudi Health Serves 76000 Pilgrims in 40 Days'…

Through a network of 32 hospitals with 6000 beds  Saudi Health explained that the number of pilgrims who received medical services through its hospitals and health centers in Makkah and Madinah reached 76,635 pilgrims since late May. The ministry said that the pilgrims benefited from quality specialized services, including 23 open heart operations, 162 cardiac catheters, 385 dialysis ......read more

Saudi Health Saves Pilgrim's Life from Cardiac Stroke…

Installed a free cardiac stent for the elderly man  Riyadh:  A sixty-year-old pilgrim from the Republic of Uzbekistan arrived in Mecca only to suffer a heart attack on Thursday, June 22, leading him to the emergency department of Al-Noor Hospital in the Holy city, where he was given necessary medical examinations, through which he was found to have suffered an acute heart ......read more

Saudi Health serves 76000 Pilgrims in 40 days…

Through a network of 32 hospitals with 6000 beds  Saudi Health explained that the number of pilgrims who received medical services through its hospitals and health centers in Makkah and Madinah reached 76,635 pilgrims since late May. The ministry said that the pilgrims benefited from quality specialized services, including 23 open heart operations, 162 cardiac catheters, 385 dialysis ......read more

Neuropathy Awareness Week 2023: Tips for Living a Full, Active Life with Neuropathy…

Neuropathy is a complex condition with various causes, including genetics and diabetes. With over a hundred distinct inherited neuropathies, it can be challenging to identify the underlying cause, making education and awareness crucial. Thankfully, medical advances and treatment options continue to improve the quality of life for patients worldwide.   Neurotropic B vitamins, such as ......read more

P&G Health Collaborates with 37 Saudi Hospitals and Pharmacies to Raise Awareness of Peripheral ...…

Efforts emphasize the crucial role of early diagnosis during Neuropathy Awareness Week 2023 June 7, 2023: P&G Health, the healthcare division of Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG) makers of Neurobion, has collaborated with 37 hospitals and pharmacies across Saudi Arabia to raise awareness of Peripheral Neuropathy as part of its 'Put Life Back in Your Hands' campaign commemorating ......read more

New SPInE Initiative to Empower Healthcare and Artificial Intelligence in Saudi Arabia and Beyond…

The initiative was launched by His Excellency Dr. Majid Al Fayyadh during the Digital Health Conference (DHCon) in Riyadh   Riyadh, 29 May 2023: King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre (KFSH&RC) introduced the Strategic Partner in Innovation & Excellence (SPInE) initiative during DHCon, which ran on May 16 and 17. The conference focused on the practical application of ......read more

Saudi Health Minister Warns Against Superbugs…

Gave a speech at the WHO's 75th anniversary in Geneva  Riyadh:  Saudi Minister of Health Fahd Al-Jalajil said on Wednesday, May 24th that the pandemic has made local health systems stronger and more resilient, speeding up digital transformation and proliferating virtual healthcare services. This came during his speech before the 76th session of the General Assembly of the ......read more

Saudi Health Minister: Covid made us Stronger but keep a Look Out for Antimicrobial Resistance…

Celebrated WHO's 75th anniversary by supporting the contingency fund  Riyadh:  Saudi Minister of Health Fahd Al-Jalajil said on Wednesday, May 24th that the pandemic has made local health systems stronger and more resilient, speeding up digital transformation and proliferating virtual healthcare services. This came during his speech before the 76th session of the General ......read more

Almana Group of Hospitals Announces the Opening of Aziziah Dammam Hospital, further expanding its ...…

The new hospital marks the group’s eighth healthcare facility within the Kingdom, a testament to Almana’s continued commitment to the Saudi community May 22 2023, Dammam, KSA: Almana Group of Hospitals, the first healthcare provider in the Eastern Region and one of the oldest and largest medical companies in the Kingdom, today announced the opening of Aziziah Dammam Hospital ......read more

Digital Health Conference “DHCon” Opens in Riyadh…

The Event Convened Speakers, Attendees, and Exhibitors from 15 Different Countries   Riyadh, 19 May 2023: The Digital Health Conference "DHCon" was launched on Tuesday morning under the theme "AI Applications in the Healthcare Sector". DHCon is an international event that brings together key leaders, scientists and digital healthcare professionals from renowned health ......read more

Saudi Virtual Hospital Obtains Highest Canadian Accreditation…

largest global virtual hospital excels in patient safety and quality of care  Riyadh:  Seha Virtual Hospital SVH received Tuesday, May 16th the highest level of Canadian international accreditation of the diamond category, due to its excellence in applying safety standards, and quality of care for its virtual services. Saudi Deputy Minister of Health, Eng. Abdulaziz Al-Rumaih ......read more

Bayzat Drives Employee Health and Wellbeing Across KSA…

- Workplace health initiatives can reduce sick leave absenteeism by 27%, and reduce healthcare costs for companies by 26%: WHO - Bayaa: “Bayzat pays special attention to the health and overall well-being of employees to enhance their performance”   Riyadh:  Bayzat, the GCC’s leading all-in-one HR and employee benefits platform, focuses on enhancing ......read more

orizon Therapeutics plc and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Solve Announce the Launch ...…

Horizon Therapeutics plc and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Solve Announce the Launch of the Third Annual Horizon Prize to Inspire Sustainable Solutions for Research and Care in the Rare Disease Community   Riyadh – April 25, 2023 – Horizon Therapeutics plc (Nasdaq: HZNP) today announced the launch of the third annual global innovation challenge, The Horizon ......read more

Saudi Health Minister Hails WHO's 75th Anniversary…

Gave special thanks to task forces working to eradicate Polio  Riyadh:  Saudi Health Minister Fahad Aljalajel congratulated the WHO on its 75th anniversary, conveying the King and Crown Princess' greetings to the global organization for its impeccable public health record. The minister added that Saudi Arabia has been a founding member of the organization since 1948 and has ......read more

Global Healthcare Leaders Set to Gather for Inaugural AI-focused Digital Health Conference in Riyadh…

• Powered by King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, the event will be held between May 16-17 in Riyadh • Keynote speakers represent a diverse range of global organizations, including Mayo Clinic, IBM, University of Minnesota, among others   Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – April 13, 2023 – King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre ......read more

King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre has Recorded the Highest Number of Transplant ...…

• KFSH&RC’s Riyadh Hospital surpassed leading centers with a comparable graft success rate   Riyadh, 29 March, 2023: Leading tertiary and quaternary healthcare provider, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre (KFSH&RC) has broken new ground in the Middle East by surpassing top healthcare centers in performing the highest number of transplantations, ......read more

Saudi Health Calls for Int Joint Ventures in 4 Hospitals…

PPPs include providing home healthcare services for 10,000 patients  Riyadh:  Saudi Ministry of Health MOH in collaboration with the National Center for Privatization NCP called medical investors to express interest in 4 new medical facilities. Projects include designing, building, and operating a 200-bed long-term care facility, two 100-bed skilled nursing home projects, and a ......read more

Pakistani Pilgrim brought back to Life after 10 minutes of Cardiac Arrest…

Madinah Health rapid rescue team resuscitates 70-year-old heart  Riyadh: - KSA:  Rapid intervention teams in Madinah managed on Wednesday, March 1st, to save the life of a Pakistani pilgrim whose heart stopped beating for more than 10 minutes. Madinah's Health cluster said that medical teams received a call about a seventy-year-old patient who was suffering from loss of ......read more

Saudi German Health Participates in Arab Health 2023 to Highlight Achievements and New Projects…

30 January 2023- Saudi German Health (SGH), a leading healthcare group in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, is participating in the Arab Health 2023, in line with its commitment to promoting and raising the standards of the region’s healthcare sector. The annual event, which is being held at the Dubai World Trade Centre, starts on January 30, 2023 and will run until February ......read more

King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre is Set to Introduce Innovative Healthcare ...…

Metaverse, AI, Blockchain, and VR in healthcare are among KFSH&RC’s key focus areas Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – January 30, 2022 – King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre (KFSH&RC) announces its participation at the second edition of LEAP, Saudi Arabia's most prominent technology event, which is set to convene global innovators and disruptors ......read more

Teenager Cracked Forehead Healed by 3D Surgical Technique…

Saudi teen endured car accident injuries for years without proper medical treatment  Riyadh - January 24, 2023:  Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons at King Abdullah Medical City KAMC in Makkah completed On Sunday, December 22 a successful 3-hour surgical intervention using the 3D surgical planning technique to repair deformities and fractures in the forehead bone of a patient who ......read more

Tabuk Surgeons Reconstruct Jaw with 3D Printing…

benign tumor affected the 25-year-old of jaw  Riyadh - January 19, 2023:  A Saudi Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery team working at King Fahd Specialist Hospital KFSH in Tabuk (northwestern Saudi Arabia) succeeded in reconstructing the jaw of a 25-year-old patient after losing it for a tumor. The medical team treating the case explained that the patient was suffering from pain and ......read more

King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre Successfully Performs a Heart Transplant for the ...…

Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – 9, January 2023:  King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre's (KFSH&RC) pediatric cardiac surgery team successfully performed consecutive heart transplants on two children within 24 hours in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.    Before the surgeries, the transplant recipients – an Emirati girl aged less than eight ......read more

King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre achieves ‘Digital Health Most Wired' Recognition ...…

Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – 4, January 2022 – King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre (KFSH&RC) has once again been recognized by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives’ (CHIME) ‘Digital Health Most Wired’ program. KFSH&RC is among the only two healthcare facilities outside the United States to achieve level 9 status ......read more

Bupa Arabia Awarded Health Insurance Health Insurance Contract with SNB…

Jeddah - Saudi Arabia:  Bupa Arabia for Cooperative Insurance has signed a one-year agreement with Saudi National Bank (SNB) the leader in the banking industry, under which it will provide health insurance services to the bank’s employees and their families. Bupa Arabia said it received SNB’s approval for the contract on Dec. 18. The leading health insurer expects the new ......read more

Saudi Child Swallow Toothbrush…

20 min surgery to extract brush from 9-year-old intestines  Riyadh, KSA:  A medical team at the Makkah's Maternity and Children Hospital succeeded Sunday, December 25, in extracting an electric toothbrush tip from the stomach of a 9-year-old child, endoscopically, without surgical intervention. Makkah's Health Cluster said that the child was transferred to the ......read more

Saudi Health Breaks Global Record for Rescuing Heart Attack Patients…

54 mins from heart attack to catheterization  Riyadh:  Saudi Health's Department of Specialized Care succeeded in implementing an initiative to save the lives of heart attack patients by diagnosing cases in the field and urgently transferring them to cardiac catheterization operating rooms without passing through emergency departments. The initiative dubbed the (Urgent ......read more

Labayh Saudi Platform exceeded 1 million users of ‘Your Mental Health Matters More' initiative to ...…

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 17 December 2022: As part of enhancing technology’s role in mental health in Saudi Arabia, Labayh, a KSA based platform for psychotherapy, has launched an initiative named ‘Your Mental Health Matters More’ to provide self assessment of the most common mental diseases, including anxiety and depression, at no cost to its users.   Co-founder and CEO ......read more

Saudi Health Launches Global Performance Awards…

Healthcare institutions share success stories at 5th ADA'A awards  Riyadh:  Saudi Ministry of Health announced Sunday 11th December that it would be welcoming all applicants for its 5th Global Performance (ADA'A) Awards. The award aims to raise competitiveness in the health sector and celebrate success stories in local and international Healthcare facilities. This year, the ......read more

King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre Recognized Among the Top Three Projects in the ...…

Riyadh, 8 December 2022: King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre in Madinah (KFSH&RC Madinah) has been named among the top three projects in the world by the Project Management Institute (PMI) under the Large and Mega Projects category. PMI is the leading professional association for project management and the authority for a growing global community of millions of project ......read more

WHO Chief Joins Saudi #walk30 Initiative…

Met Health minister in Riyadh and visited the world's largest virtual hospital Riyadh:  Saudi Minister of Health Fahd Al-Jalajel and WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus joined Saudis of all ages in the #Walk30 event, held Tuesday at the Wadi Hanifa Park in the Saudi capital, Riyadh. The event, launched by Saudi Health for the first time in 2018, aims to raise ......read more

Saudi Health Launches Virtual Platform to Treat Heart Patients…

Crowdsourcing space for consultants to work on complex cases  Riyadh:  Saudi Health launched Tuesday, November 8th, the national platform for treating heart patients, with the aim of accelerating treatment decisions and enhancing wide-range discussion among consultants on cases that require urgent intervention, while encouraging knowledge transfer between local and global cardiology ......read more

Naya Clinics is Proud to Celebrate 7 Years of Service to Clients in Saudi Arabia…

Cincinnati, OH, November 8, 2022--- USA based top rated mental wellness practice Naya Clinics is celebrating 7 years of excellence! While Naya Clinics serves clients all across the globe, one location in particular stands out. Since 2015, Naya Clinics has been providing their online services in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Naya Clinics offers the top therapists in Riyadh and therapists in ......read more

Medina Surgeons Patch Fifty-year-old Leaky Skull…

Complications of an old car accident caused a cerebrospinal fluid spill  Riyadh:  A Saudi medical team in Medina ended, on Wednesday 2nd of November the suffering of a patient in his fifties who endured a fracture in the base of his skull that caused it to leak cerebrospinal fluid through his nose, in an endoscopic operation that lasted 3 hours. The Medina Health Assembly (western ......read more

Winners Announced on Saudi Health Million-Riyal Challenge…

5th Season of WA'AI Pan-Arab Health awareness visual content awards  Riyadh:  Saudi Health Minister Fahad Al-Jalajel stressed the pivotal role local health awareness played in helping Saudi society combat the pandemic, his comments on Monday, October 24, came at the closing ceremony of the WA'AI awareness awards at its fifth season which was held in the capital city ......read more

Saudi Arabia to Convene Global Mining Sector at Second Future Minerals Forum in January 2023…

• Future Minerals Forum will take place from January 10 – 12, 2023, in Riyadh and is expected to attract more than 9,000 participants • Event is organized by the Ministry of Industry and Mineral Resources under the patronage of King Salman bin Abdulaziz     Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, October 24, 2022 – Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Industry and Mineral ......read more

Health Ministers Launch Pan-Gulf CDC…

regional center for coordinating disease prevention and control  Riyadh:  Ministers of Health in the Gulf Cooperation Council GCC countries launched Saturday, October 22, at the council's HQ in Riyadh, the Gulf Center for Disease Prevention and Control. The center aims to enhance coordination, transfer knowledge, and prevent the spread of communicable and non-communicable ......read more

Tabuk Surgeons Save 2-year-old from Fatal Glass Table Wound…

Almost tragedy fly's young girl to a 2-hour operation  Riyadh, Saudi Arabia:  A surgical team in Tabuk (Northern Saudi Arabia) managed on Tuesday, October 18, to save the life of a young girl who was cut in the jugular vein while playing on a glass table. The two-and-a-half-year-old girl was playing on a glass table in her house, which collapsed beneath her, leaving her with ......read more

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