World health leaders to meet in Saudi Arabia next month

The fourth Global Ministerial Summit on Patient Safety, to be held in Jeddah from March 2-3. (Shutterstock)
Updated 12 February 2019

World health leaders to meet in Saudi Arabia next month

  • The aim is to raise awareness and work out practical ways of applying the principals in countries with limited resources

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia will next month host a major two-day gathering of world health leaders.
The fourth Global Ministerial Summit on Patient Safety, to be held in Jeddah from March 2-3, is one of the most important international conferences of its kind and will be the first to be held in the region.
Dr. Abdulelah Alhawsawi, chair of the organizing committee and director-general of the Saudi Patient Safety Center, thanked King Salman for agreeing to host the summit in the Kingdom and for his continued support for the country’s health services.
The meeting’s delegates will focus on strategies to help the adoption of patient safety as a key element in achieving universal health coverage. The aim is to raise awareness and work out practical ways of applying the principals in countries with limited resources.


Saudi books translated into Mandarin launched

Al-Madi expressed his happiness with the important step of translating Saudi literature into Mandarin. (SPA)
Updated 24 August 2019

Saudi books translated into Mandarin launched

  • Al-Madi expressed his happiness with the important step of translating Saudi literature into Mandarin

BEIJING: Three books on Saudi classical literature, which were translated into the Chinese language, were launched at a ceremony organized by the Beijing Teachers Qualification Publishing House.
The event was held in cooperation with the Center for Research and Intercommunication Knowledge in Riyadh, and the Department of Arabic Language at Beijing University for Foreign Studies.
It was attended by the Saudi ambassador to China, Turki Al-Madi, the president of the Center for Research and Intercommunication Knowledge, Dr. Yahya bin Junaid, and Chinese officials. Al-Madi expressed his happiness with the important step of translating Saudi literature into Mandarin.