More than 74% of patients satisfied with health services in Saudi Arabia

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Updated 02 November 2019

More than 74% of patients satisfied with health services in Saudi Arabia

  • The ministry launched the program with the aim of enabling patients and their families to engage in quality improvement of health services

RIYADH: More than 74 percent of patients are satisfied with the Kingdom’s health services, figures have revealed.
The results of the Ministry of Health’s Patient Experience Measurement Program showed satisfaction rates in the third quarter of this year had risen to 74.52 percent compared with 73.11 percent during the second quarter.
The ministry launched the program with the aim of enabling patients and their families to engage in quality improvement of health services. Findings are compared at regional and international levels to keep up with patient-centered health services. The scheme is also designed to detect weak points in the health service and develop ways to improve them. 


Saudi Arabia announces 22 more COVID-19 deaths

Updated 01 June 2020

Saudi Arabia announces 22 more COVID-19 deaths

  • The total number of confirmed cases in the Kingdom so far has reached 87,142
  • A total of 525 people have died from COVID-19 in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia announced 22 new deaths from COVID-19 and 1,881 new cases of the disease on Monday. 
Of the new cases, 688 were recorded in Riyadh, 293 in Jeddah , and 290 in Dammam. 
The total number of confirmed cases in the Kingdom so far has reached 87,142. 
The health ministry also announced that 1,864 more patients had recovered from the coronavirus, bringing the total number of people who have recovered in the Kingdom to 64,306.
A total of 525 people have died from COVID-19 in Saudi Arabia.