05 Dhu al-Qi'dah 1442 - 15 June 2021
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Heart failure is a growing burden and health concern, says SHA chief
Healthcare | Wednesday 2 June, 2021 8:07 am
AstraZeneca, in collaboration with the Saudi Heart Association (SHA), revealed a new approved indication by the Saudi Ministry of Health and the Food and Drug Authority for Dapagliflozin, expanding its usage to patients with heart failure, ensuring they can access the right treatment as needed....
Saudi Central Bank considers adding COVID-19 insurance coverage for non-Saudi tourists
Healthcare | Thursday 27 May, 2021 8:30 am
The Saudi Central Bank (SAMA) announced the possibility of adding coronavirus (COVID-19) coverage to insurance policies for non-Saudi tourists visiting the Kingdom. The bank said, in a statement, that possible coverage would remain for the duration of a visit and that it would communicate with ...
Travel health insurance for Saudis heading to world destinations
Healthcare | Sunday 23 May, 2021 6:17 am
Saudis are required to receive their travel health insurance 24 hours prior to their departure as part of recommendations by the Council of Cooperative Health Insurance (CCHI). As the pandemic continues throughout the world, CCHI and the relevant authorities are providing additional protection ...
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and HRH the Crown Prince enroll in organ donation program
Healthcare | Wednesday 12 May, 2021 8:33 am
 In an unsurprising humanitarian gesture from the wise leadership, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz and HRH Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, have registered in the organ donation program of the Saudi...
Riyadh Governor Approves Launch of Careful Society Campaign to Rise No. of COVID-19 Vaccinated People
Healthcare | Thursday 6 May, 2021 3:36 am
Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Riyadh region, approved the launch of the Careful Society Campaign, in cooperation among the Women's Committee for Community Development, the Family Affairs Committee of the Regional Council and the Health Volunteering Society "Athar". This...
Saudi Central Bank and Council of Cooperative Health Insurance Announce Approving New Travel Insurance Product for Saudis Travelling Abroad
Healthcare | Thursday 6 May, 2021 1:57 am
The Saudi Central Bank and the Council of Cooperative Health Insurance announced approving new travel insurance product for Saudi citizens travelling abroad that includes benefits cover Coronavirus (COVID-19) infection’s risks.The new product aims at providing the needed insurance coverage for...
SFDA: Vaccines are highly safe; symptoms of strokes very rare
Healthcare | Tuesday 20 April, 2021 3:14 pm
The Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) emphasized that all vaccines approved in the Kingdom are of high safety. “The cases of strokes reported among those who received Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine doses were very rare,” it said in a statement carried by the Saudi Press Agency.The authority...
Saudi authorities urge public to follow precautions to ensure safe Ramadan
Healthcare | Monday 12 April, 2021 9:50 am
With a few days to go before the start of Ramadan, Saudi health authorities are warning the Kingdom’s residents to remain vigilant and stick to safety precautions put in place to reduce the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). During a press conference on Sunday, Ministry of Health...
MoH expands first dose appointments, postpones second dose until further notice
Healthcare | Sunday 11 April, 2021 8:54 am
The Ministry of Health has announced on Saturday the expansion of administering the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, postponing all dates for the second dose, and rescheduling it later to cover a large segment of society with the first dose. The Ministry clarified that it will postpone all...
Saudia Cargo Joins UNICEF Humanitarian Initiative to Support Worldwide Vaccines Delivery Mission
Healthcare | Tuesday 6 April, 2021 12:31 am
Saudia Cargo is one of the first Airfreight companies to join the Humanitarian Airfreight Initiative launched by UNICEF to support the prioritization of COVID-19 vaccines delivery alongside essential medicines, medical devices and other critical supplies to fight the pandemic. The members of...