Saudi Arabia – Insurance and services biggest priorities of health ministry
Wednesday, 06 08 2016, Category: Insurance and Reinsurance, Country: Saudi Arabia
The nursing profession and the clinical health professions will be promoted by reforming some policies and inciting all the categories of society to participate. This is one the most important projects of the National Transformation Program 2020 in addition to the health insurance project, and the purchase of health services by the private sector.
The ministry revealed in the strategy adopted by the council of ministers yesterday that it plans to strengthen the partnership between the public and private sectors through the privatization of one medical city and developing the local pharmaceutical industry.
The Ministry of Health will also initiate the Saudi Patient Safety Center, the Saudi Center for Appointments and Medical Referrals, the National Center for Emergencies, speeding Emergency Assistance 911 in addition to the improvement of access to government medical facilities an plan an adequate capacity.
Source: Al Jazirah