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.


Al-Jubeir meets UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt

Updated 26 April 2019
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Al-Jubeir meets UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt

LONDON: Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubeir met the British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt at the British Foreign Office in London on Thursday.

The two sides held talks during which they reviewed bilateral relations between the two countries and regional and international developments.

The meeting was attended by the Kingdom’s Ambassador to Yemen Mohammed bin Saeed Al-Jaber.

Al-Jubeir also met with Minister of State for the Middle East Alistair Burt and a number of UK Parliament members at the Saudi Embassy in London.

Earlier, Hunt highlighted the strategic partnership between Britain and Saudi Arabia and said that it would help British efforts to end the war in Yemen. “The strategic relationship that the UK has with Saudi Arabia is what allows us to have a huge influence in bringing about peace in Yemen,” he said.