KSRelief’s health drive underway in Yemen

Sixty-nine children from different governorates in Yemen will undergo the surgeries. (File/SPA)
Updated 31 October 2019

KSRelief’s health drive underway in Yemen

  • Saudi Arabia’s humanitarian efforts exerted through KSRelief have reached 45 countries to date, through 1,062 projects, most allocated to Yemen

SAYEUN: Medical teams of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) on Wednesday performed eight surgeries to fix congenital deformities of the urinary tract in children in Yemen’s Seiyun General Hospital.

Sixty-nine children from different governorates in Yemen will undergo the surgeries. Abdul Hadi Al-Tamimi, an assistant undersecretary for Hadhramaut governorate, thanked KSRelief for supporting the Yemeni people.

He said the continuous humanitarian support provided by Saudi Arabia confirms the depth of relations between the two peoples. Beneficiaries thanked KSRelief for its services and humanitarian work in Yemen. SPA Sayeun

Saudi Arabia’s humanitarian efforts exerted through KSRelief have reached 45 countries to date, through 1,062 projects, most allocated to Yemen.

The total Saudi assistance to Yemen since May 2015 amounted to $16 billion in humanitarian and development aid, in addition to supporting refugees, providing funds to Yemen’s central bank and supporting the Yemeni economy.

 

 


Fahad Al-Azzam, assistant deputy minister for empowerment at the Saudi Ministry of Health

Updated 14 August 2020

Fahad Al-Azzam, assistant deputy minister for empowerment at the Saudi Ministry of Health

Fahad Al-Azzam has been the assistant deputy minister for empowerment at the Ministry of Health since September 2019.
He has also been the general manager for enterprise at the ministry’s project management office since July 2016, where he developed and implemented a standard set of project management processes and models, and built the framework and updated it to account for developments and best practices.
It was announced on Monday that Al-Azzam’s role as assistant deputy minister for empowerment has been extended for another year.
Al-Azzam obtained a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, in 2007. He studied abroad in the US, obtaining a master’s degree in engineering and technology management from the University of Bridgeport, Connecticut, in 2014.
Prior to his current position, Al-Azzam worked as a cooperative trainee at the Saudi Electricity Co. between May and October 2006.
At the Advanced Electronics Co., he worked as an assistant field service engineer between July 2007 and May 2009, and technical support and field service engineer between May 2009 and December 2010.
At the Saudi Food and Drug Authority, he worked as senior electrical engineer at their radiation safety department between January 2011 and February 2015.
He developed a safety program for exporting and importing electronics devices to and from Saudi Arabia and worked at controlling the risk resulting from the use of radiation-emitting devices. He also worked there as a project manager at their project management office between February 2015 and July 2016.