Riyadh gets nine new specialized health clinics

The new clinics are part of the ministry’s efforts to improve health services in the Kingdom. (SPA)
Updated 10 November 2018
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Riyadh gets nine new specialized health clinics

  • The new clinics are part of the ministry’s efforts to improve health services in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH: The General Directorate of Health Affairs in Riyadh announced on Friday that it has opened nine “specialized consultation” clinics in primary health care centers across the region as part of its ongoing drive to improve those centers in line with Ministry of Health initiatives. Four of the new clinics are dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of Hepatitis C.
The new clinics are part of the ministry’s efforts to improve health services in the Kingdom in the fields of internal medicine, ophthalmology, pediatrics and gynecology, among others, and to ensure that citizens have easier access to such services.


UK suspends issue of Saudi licenses for arms used in Yemen

Updated 20 June 2019
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UK suspends issue of Saudi licenses for arms used in Yemen

LONDON: The British government said on Thursday it would suspend issuing new Saudi licenses for the sale of arms that might be used in the Gulf kingdom’s involvement in Yemen.
International Trade Secretary Liam Fox announced the decision in parliament after a British court ordered the government to “reconsider” the sales because of their humanitarian impact.