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Prince Turki launches health projects
Healthcare | Thursday 22 January, 2015 12:22 am
Riyadh Gov. Prince Turki bin Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz launched a host of health care projects in the presence of Health Minister of Health Mohammed Al-Hayazie at the governorate on Tuesday. The projects include 42 primary health care centers, two hospitals and a number of IT systems that aim to...
MoH contracts canceled over corruption
Healthcare | Tuesday 20 January, 2015 10:33 am
The Ministry of Health has suspended 38 contracts from a total of 148 for health-related programs on the suspicion of corruption, sources said.Sources said the suspicions surrounded 38 contracts worth SR1 billion allocated to fighting the coronavirus. It was found the amount was not spent on...
HRH Prince Turki bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Riyadh Province inaugurates “Run 4 Riyadh” 2015
Healthcare | Thursday 15 January, 2015 1:39 am
HRH Prince Turki bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Riyadh Province, launched “Run 4 Riyadh 2015” at a press conference held at the Emarah palace. During the inauguration, HRH asserted the importance of such new events for Riyadh, which would realize the vision of Custodian of the Two...
Minister promises better health care services
Healthcare | Friday 9 January, 2015 1:13 am
During a tour of a number of health facilities in Al-Kharj, Health Minister Muhammad Alhayazie vowed to provide the best possible health care for the nation. The minister, accompanied by other high-profile health officials, inspected the area’s health care facilities to understand the patient’s ...
Disease-fighting body urged to double efforts
Healthcare | Wednesday 7 January, 2015 2:49 pm
Health Minister Muhammad Alhayazie urged the members of the Command and Control Center (CCC), the disease fighting body, to double their efforts aimed at pushing the work process in the center to achieve its objectives like combating coronavirus and Ebola.He was addressing the members in a meeting...
Non-medical investors ‘not banned’ from sector, says minister
Healthcare | Tuesday 6 January, 2015 8:50 am
Minister of Health Mohammed Al-Hayazie has denied reports that non-medical citizens and expatriates are banned from investing in private health care facilities in the country.Al-Hayazie made the comments last Thursday following reports on social media websites that a ban is now in place on those...
Ministries resolve to fight MERS jointly
Healthcare | Monday 5 January, 2015 1:00 am
The Ministries of Health and Agriculture will strengthen their cooperation in fighting diseases transmitted from animals to humans.This was revealed following a visit on Thursday by Health Minister Mohammed Al-Hayazie, heading a delegation, to Agricultural Minister Waleed Al-Khereiji. Assistant...
Disease-fighting body decentralized
Healthcare | Saturday 3 January, 2015 10:51 am
Health Minister Mohammed Alhayazie has decentralized the command and control center (CCC) to all health departments nationwide, and moved the body’s headquarters to Riyadh.The directors of the 20 departments would now report to the headquarters in the capital city. The CCC had originally been set ...
All hospitals ordered to treat emergency cases
Healthcare | Thursday 1 January, 2015 9:53 am
New Health Minister Mohammed Ali Alhayazie has ordered all government and private hospitals to treat patients needing emergency care, and warned that there would be penalties for those failing to comply.In a circular issued to health facilities on Wednesday, Alhayazie said that they must provide...