Thursday, September 16

Al-Baha: 2,000+ Home Medical Visits Conducted in August

Medical
According to Al-Baha Health Affairs, over the past month (August), the Home Healthcare Program has conducted 2,151 home visits, benefiting 5,901 patients enrolled in the program. It is noteworthy that the Ministry of Health (MOH) provides the home medicine program services through qualified medical teams at several hospitals and medical cities across the Kingdom. The services are provided to patients with the engagement of their families as per approved standards.Moreover, the health services provided by the home medicine program include comprehensive medical and nursing care, following-up bed-ridden patients and the elderly and their chronic diseases, such as: high blood pressure, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, respiratory problems, injury care, bedsore, tubes, catheters, intravenous ...

Accreditation of 76 Intellectual Property Respect Officer for Government Entities

General
Riyadh, Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property (SAIP) announced the completion of the initiative of the Intellectual Property Respect Officer for Government Entities in its first batch, where 76 officials were accredited as IP Respect Officers after passing the qualification program, which included a number of workshops and training courses in cooperation with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).This initiative aims to enhance respect for intellectual property in all government entities, by empowering, training and qualifying an officer from each entity, in addition to activating a continuous partnership between SAIP and the public sector. Through this initiative, compliance with regulations and laws is raised, and intellectual property policies are prepared. In addition...

CEO of Saudi Food and Drug Authority Meets with Omani Ambassador

General
Riyadh, CEO of Saudi Food and Drug Authority, Dr. Hisham bin Saad Al-Jadhai, met today at his office with the Ambassador of the Sultanate of Oman the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Faisal bin Turki Al Saeed.During the meeting, the two sides discussed issues of common interest, including the means set by the authority to facilitate the entry of Omani foodstuffs into Saudi Arabia.They also reviewed the efforts and activities held in the past between the two sides, in addition to agreement to intensify communication between them in promoting trade exchange between Saudi Arabia and Sultanate of Oman.Source: Saudi Press Agency

Arab Parliament Speaker Appreciates Saudi Arabia’s Pioneering Role in Promoting Interreligious Dialogue

General
Cairo, Speaker of Arab Parliament Adel bin Abdulrahman Al-Asoumi, has praised the pioneering role being played by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, under the leadership of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and HRH the Crown Prince, in promoting interreligious dialogue and peaceful coexistence, citing the efforts King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue (KAICIID) is exerting.This came in Al-Asoumi's speech before a high-level panel discussion held in Italy, organized by the Global Council for Tolerance and Peace (GCTP), on the role of parliamentarians in promoting interreligious dialogue.Source: Saudi Press Agency

SAMA Issues 2nd Quarterly Report of 2021 for Insurance Sector

General
Riyadh, SAMA announces the release of the second quarterly report of the year 2021 for the insurance sector. The report compares the performance of the insurance sector during Q2 of the year 2021 with the corresponding quarter in the preceding year. It also compares the performance during the first half of 2021 with the same period in the preceding year.This report is published as part of the Central Bank's commitment to provide accurate and up-to-date information on the performance of the insurance sector in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.Overall, the sector showed positive developments during Q2 of the year 2021. The gross written premiums grew by 8.1% to reach 9.4 billion SAR in the second quarter of 2021 compared to 8.7 billion SAR in the corresponding period last year, with the majority ...

Under Patronage of HRH Crown Prince, Minister of National Guard to Inaugurate Riyadh Global Digital Health Summit Tomorrow

Politics
Riyadh, Under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, Prince Abdullah bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, Minister of National Guard, will inaugurate, tomorrow, Tuesday, the Riyadh Global Summit for Medical Technology 2021.The summit will be organized virtually by King Abdullah International Medical Research Center (KAIMRC) at Health Affairs of the Ministry of National Guard.This three-day suumit will witness the participation of of more than 50 researchers and technology leaders in industry and pharmaceutical companies.The summit will tackle several topics, including challenges and opportunities for biotechnology in the Kingdom, best practices and future directions for biotechnology, clinical ...