Prince Sultan Cardiac Center in Al-Ahsa receives global recognition

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The center’s Artificial Heart Transplantation Program began in 2017, and cooperates with international centers in the same specialty. (SPA)
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The center’s Artificial Heart Transplantation Program began in 2017, and cooperates with international centers in the same specialty. (SPA)
Updated 05 February 2019
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Prince Sultan Cardiac Center in Al-Ahsa receives global recognition

  • The center’s Artificial Heart Transplantation Program began in 2017, and cooperates with international centers in the same specialty

JEDDAH: The Prince Sultan Cardiac Center in Al-Ahsa governorate has received the International Certificate of Accreditation of the Artificial Cardiac Care Program by the Joint International Commission for Accreditation of Health Establishments in the US.
The center’s director, Dr. Khalid Al-Khamis, praised the Saudi government’s support for the health sector.
The center’s Artificial Heart Transplantation Program began in 2017, and cooperates with international centers in the same specialty. It is the only center in the Middle East listed in the European Society of Cardiology database.
In order to boost the health care sector and improve the performance of hospitals in Saudi Arabia, the Health Ministry is effectively pursuing the implementation of Adaa standards.
Adaa, the National Center for Performance Measurement, is tasked with performance measurement of government entities. It involves providing tools, frameworks and educational support, which enables better measurement and development.


Crown Prince receives newly appointed Saudi ambassadors

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Crown Prince receives newly appointed Saudi ambassadors

RIYADH: Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met on Sunday in Riyadh the newly appointed Saudi ambassadors.

This included the ambassadors to Switzerland, Germany, Brazil, Ethiopia and the UAE.

The crown prince congratulated the ambassadors on their appointment and wished them success, emphasizing the importance of working to strengthen Saudi Arabia’s international role in accordance with the directives of King Salman as well as attending to the affairs of Saudi citizens abroad.

The reception was attended by the minister of foreign affairs, Dr. Ibrahim bin Abdul Aziz Al-Assaf.