Minister of Health delivers lecture at Harvard

May 25, 2010

Minister of Health Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah delivered a lecture at Harvard University, during which he discussed key aspects of the Saudi health care system. Specifically, he described the components of the National Project for Comprehensive and Integrated Health Welfare in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and explained how his ministry plans to implement the initiative. Dr. Al-Rabeeah explained that the Project is based around three goals: the comprehensive improvement of primary health care and family and community medicine; the upgrading of care provided by hospitals; and the mechanization of information in order to achieve an integrated Saudi health care system.