Tag Archives : healthcare

Robust growth predicted for health care sector

The healthcare and medical equipment industries in the Middle East and Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) are set for a robust growth rate in the next few years, especially as countries in the region have announced massive plans to build hospitals and advanced medical centers, in addition to expanding their current facilities. Speaking at a press […]

EP Emir to launch major healthcare projects today

RIYADH — Emir of Eastern Province Prince Saud Bin Naif will inaugurate a host of health projects worth SR1 billion in  Hafr Al-Batin and the surrounding regions on Thursday. Minister of Health Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah will join the Emir in the opening ceremony in the city close to the Kuwaiti border. Director of Health Affairs in […]

New investment to drive Bahrain Al-Areen project

Bahrain’s Al-Areen project is renewing its momentum with an upgrade of existing hospitality and leisure infrastructure, and the introduction of new facilities. Senior executives from Al-Areen Holding Company made this announcement at an investors’ seminar held at Al-Areen’s Client Relations Center. Esam Janahi, representing the owners, unveiled a partnership with US firm Avenue Ventures (AV) […]

SAR35m revamp for Mubarak Hospital

After the completion of a SR 35 million refurbishment project, the Mubarak Hospital, described as one of the most modern health care facilities in the capital city, has officially reopened its doors for patients, following the permission given by the Ministry of Health (MOH). This new state-of-the-art private hospital located in the city center of […]

New projects for mental health services in KSA

The deputy health minster said recently the ministry offers many services in mental health and rehabilitation. There are 21 hospitals and complexes for mental health and 99 psychiatric clinics that are equipped with 2,811 beds, said Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Hemaidhi at the national conference for the treatment of addictions organized by Al-Amal Complex For Mental Health. […]

King orders two medical cities for Riyadh, Jeddah

JEDDAH: Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah has ordered the construction of two medical cities in Riyadh and Jeddah under the Ministry of Interior, Interior Minister Prince Muhammad bin Naif announced yesterday. “King Abdullah’s gesture reflects his care for the security officers and their families,” the minister said, adding that the two medical […]

Expansion of hospital beds planned

The Health Services Council will implement various health plan components over the next five years in every region of the Kingdom. This project is an initiative of the National Center for Health Information, whose establishment the Cabinet recently approved. The plans would increase the clinical capacity of public hospitals by 60 percent in many regions, […]