Saudi Health Ministry launches awareness platform

A girl wearing a mask looks out a car window as rain drops are seen in Taif June 7, 2014. (REUTERS)
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Updated 08 January 2020

Saudi Health Ministry launches awareness platform

  • More details about the platform are available at https://twitter.com/Livewell_MOH

RIYADH: The Saudi Ministry of Health has launched an official Twitter account to help raise awareness and provide information on health matters.
The platform, which offers advice and tips covering a range of health topics, is part of the ministry’s drive to promote healthy lifestyle choices and maintain the safety and health of all members of society.
More details about the platform are available at https://twitter.com/Livewell_MOH.
Last year, the ministry won the innovative team award for project management, as part of the Hamdan bin Mohammed Award for Innovation in Dubai.
The ministry team has established an institutional project management office, in accordance with internationally recognized best practices, designed to fit work requirements at the Ministry of Health.
This system is characterized by a strong base that enables the effective management and follow-up of projects and initiatives, linking 20 regional administrations in all regions of the Kingdom, with the main center in Riyadh. 

 


Saudi passport directorate expands e-services through Absher

Saudi passport office said that the services will promote e-transactions and make it easier for people to get in touch with officials. (SPA)
Updated 01 April 2020

Saudi passport directorate expands e-services through Absher

  • Saudi Arabia’s information and communications technology sector makes up 4 percent of the Saudi gross domestic product

RIYADH: The Saudi General Directorate of Passports is offering a “messages and applications” service to people through the Absher online platform.
Beneficiaries can use the service by logging into their account on Absher, choosing the “My Services” option, general services, messages and applications, then clicking on the “General Directorate of Passports” link and selecting the required service from a list including “identification of residents, visas, transfer of information, transfer of information and change of profession, suggestions.” After writing their message, they simply click the “send” button.
The passport office said that the services will promote e-transactions and make it easier for people to get in touch with officials at the directorate to discuss their problems.
The Kingdom’s information and communications technology (ICT) sector makes up 4 percent of the Saudi gross domestic product.
The sector has experienced significant regulatory change, expressed across several public- and private-sector investment drives since the launch of Vision 2030.
Saudi Arabia is also the region’s largest ICT market, ranking 13th globally, with a value of $28.7 billion (SR107 billion) in 2019 and strong growth in both the consumer and enterprise segments.