Riyadh to host Global Health Exhibition

Saudi Health Minister Tawfiq bin Fawzan Al-Rabiah. (File photo)
Updated 12 July 2019

Riyadh to host Global Health Exhibition

RIYADH: Saudi Health Minister Dr. Tawfiq bin Fawzan Al-Rabiah will sponsor the 2019 edition of the Global Health Exhibition, which will be held on Sept. 10-12 at the Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Center.
The exhibition aims to build ties and foster cooperation between health experts so as to develop and improve Saudi health care systems.
The exhibition presents an opportunity to learn about the latest developments in the field of health services, and to benefit from the best practices and global standards.
There will be five clinical conferences and four non-clinical ones on the sidelines of the exhibition.
The conferences will cover emergency medicine, laboratory management, patient experience, quality management, radiology, hospital construction, biomedical engineering, digital health, and leaders in the health care sector.
The exhibition will be a leading platform for attracting investors and health care providers. It will allow strategic partners to meet and share knowledge and experiences, and to promote the latest innovations in the health sector.
The latest developments in health services, pharmaceuticals, training, education and medical device technologies will be highlighted.
The exhibition will include two new areas dedicated to laboratories, innovation and health care building.


Saudi heath ministry reports 12 new coronavirus deaths

Updated 8 min 51 sec ago

Saudi heath ministry reports 12 new coronavirus deaths

  • The new cases have raised the total number to 76,726
  • The ministry urged people to respect social distancing

RIYADH: Twelve more people have died from COVID-19 in Saudi Arabia and 1,931 new cases have been discovered, the health ministry said Tuesday.
The new cases have raised the total number to 76,726 and the overall virus-related death toll to 411. 
The ministry urged people to respect social distancing, specifically important to protect the elderly and patients. 
It said the Kingdom is ahead of a transitional phase preparing to return to normal life. 
It reassured people saying that the Saudi health sector is strong and has a long expertise.
Earlier Tuesday, the Kingdom announced that the curfew would be eased and restrictions on peoples’ movement and businesses would be relaxed.