Saudi Health Delegation Visit Primary Care’s Umm Salal Health Centre

Doha, – A delegation of the Saudi Health Ministry lead by the Director of Business Environment Development at the Ministry Engineer Abdulaziz bin Saleh Al Saloum visited primary healthcare’s Umm Salal Health Centre.
Managing Director of Primary Healthcare Corporation (PHCC) Dr. Maryam Abdulmalek, accompanied the delegation, on a tour of the center.
The visit follows collaborations between Qatar and Saudi to discuss and share ways to enhance cooperation in the field and facilitate exchange of know-how, manpower and expertise, specifically with regards to health and wellness services in which Qatar is the first country in the region to offer these services in accordance with international health standards.
Dr Mariam provided an overview of the service at Um Salal health center, highlighting the center’s medical facilities with a guided tour of the health and wellness center, radiology, pharmacy, laboratory, dental and specialist clinics. The delegation were also briefed on the work place mechanisms and electronic systems in place used to improve patient experience.
The Director of Business Environment Development Department in the Saudi Ministry of Health praised the country’s excellent quality in medical facilities and highlighted that this visit follows the drive of the Health Ministry in Saudi Arabia to create effective communication channels with the Health Ministry in Qatar, enabling both countries to successfully share industry knowledge. He stressed that Qatar’s development experience will be of great value to primary healthcare in Saudi Arabia. The visit comes as part of the Health Centers Development Project in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, he added.

Source: Qatar News Agency