Saudi health ministry’s 937 Service Center gets over 160k calls in one week

The 937 Service Center is one of the ministry’s key initiatives and aims to provide medical services. (Shutterstock)
Updated 19 February 2019

Saudi health ministry’s 937 Service Center gets over 160k calls in one week

  • The 937 Service Center is one of the ministry’s key initiatives and aims to provide medical services through its toll-free number to international standards

JEDDAH: The Saudi Ministry of Health’s 937 Service Center received 160,845 calls from throughout the Kingdom last week, officials reported on Sunday.
According to the ministry, these calls included 42,737 medical consultations, 10,775 complaints, 235 transfer requests from one hospital to another, 44,641 inquiries, and 62,457 appointment requests.
The 937 Service Center provides a range of services, including the ministry’s updates, health services, emergency calls, medical consultation, hospital transfer requests, and complaints about public and private health facilities in the Kingdom.
The 937 Service Center is one of the ministry’s key initiatives and aims to provide medical services through its toll-free number to international standards. Boosting the health care services in the Kingdom is an integral part of Vision 2030.


Houthis target Saudi Khamis Mushayt in repeat attack

Updated 22 August 2019

Houthis target Saudi Khamis Mushayt in repeat attack

  • Houthis claimed 10 drones which hit a Saudi natural gas liquefaction plant
  • The Arab coalition said the Houthis are becoming desperate because of their losses

DUBAI: The Arab coalition destroyed two Houthi drones targeting Khamis Mushayt city in south west Saudi Arabia, the state news agency SPA reported on Thursday.

It was the latest in a spate of drone attacks claimed by the Houthi militia in recent weeks, including 10 drones that hit the Saudi Shaybah natural gas liquefaction plant near the UAE border.

Arab Coalition spokesman Col. Turki Al-Maliki said the coalition were taking all possible measures and employing best practices to intercept the drones and stop attacks,

And said the the repeated attacks showed the militants were becoming increasingly desperate as they continued to lose on a daily basis.