Saudi Laboratory and Diagnostics Congress in Jeddah

Professor Khalid Al-Harbi, chairman of the conference and the Saudi Society for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (SSCLS).
Updated 08 October 2019

Saudi Laboratory and Diagnostics Congress in Jeddah

The Saudi Laboratory and Diagnostics Congress 2019 will be held Oct. 13 to 15th at Le Meridien, Jeddah. The event will gather experts in the field of clinical laboratory and diagnostics to discuss the latest advancements and international guidelines regarding key issues in the sector, automation and technology, efficiency and quality, patient safety and much more. 

Professor Khalid Al-Harbi, chairman of the conference and the Saudi Society for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (SSCLS), said: “The Saudi Laboratory and Diagnostics Congress is a prominent event dedicated to increasing awareness and education for the lab community in the Kingdom as well as providing an update on the latest technologies and methods in the industry as per Vision 2030.”

Speakers from the Ministry of Health, National Guard, and government and private hospitals will share their expertise with the audience at specialized workshops, he added.

The event will see the SSCLS and Saudi Society for Clinical Chemistry as strategic partners and will be sponsored by organizations such as AMPC, Salehiya Trading Company, and Neuberg Diagnostics. 

“The diagnostics sector has a great opportunity to place itself at the center of health care delivery; by discussing how to overcome the key challenges and sharing best practices between countries, the diagnostics sector will be able to bring in significant improvements to the health care sector as a whole,” said Waleed Rafaay, COO of Maarefah Management, which is organizing the event.


ALJ Motors unveils Toyota Granvia in Saudi Arabia

Updated 13 October 2019

ALJ Motors unveils Toyota Granvia in Saudi Arabia

Abdul Latif Jameel Motors, the authorized distributor of Toyota vehicles in Saudi Arabia, has unveiled the new Toyota Granvia in the Saudi market.

Designed to provide an exceptional transportation space that addresses the growing demand for high-end shuttles, the new vehicle’s design, interior, engine, and safety features enable the riders to travel with total peace of mind.

“We are very excited to unveil the new Granvia, a true premium transport solution that meets the evolving needs of those desiring a spacious cabin, unrivaled comfort, and superior refinement. By providing ample personal space, we have ensured that each passenger will enjoy a smooth, comfortable ride and arrive at their destination feeling relaxed and refreshed,” said Mazin Jameel, executive director, marketing, Abdul Latif Jameel Motors.

“At Abdul Latif Jameel Motors, we believe that travel should always be an enjoyable experience, and it was our goal to launch an exceptional Toyota vehicle that enhances people’s journeys by creating memorable moments to cherish. I would like to extend my gratitude to all of our guests for their continuous support, which is an endless source of inspiration in our drive to introduce ‘ever-better’ cars,” Jameel added.

The new Granvia takes the concept of a luxury shuttle to the next level with premium seating for up to six people, including a standard feature of four leather ottomans with footrests — a class first. Its expansive cabin delivers a level of comfort and refinement passengers would normally associate with a high-end limousine, complete with independent rear climate control, adjustable interior illumination, and luxurious woodgrain and metallic finishing, among many other features.

The relationship between Toyota and Abdul Latif Jameel Motors was established more than half-century ago, and has grown to become one of the most remarkable automotive forces in the Kingdom.

Abdul Latif Jameel Motors is also one of the largest independent certified Toyota distributors in the world. Under its principle of putting the guest first and its commitment to achieving excellence in all it has to offer, Abdul Latif Jameel Motors supports the widespread use of Toyota vehicles in the Saudi market through an extensive network of sales and maintenance centers strategically located around the Kingdom, providing peace of mind for their guests, wherever they may be.