Mollah, of JHAH
, said "awareness is key" if Saudi Arabia -- and the wider GCC bloc -- is to effectively respond and put an end to the obesity epidemic.
Opinions expressed in this article are those ofthe authors and not necessarily of JHAH.
The authors would like to thank Amalraj Antony, Ph.D., from the Division of Epidemiology at JHAH for performing the statistical analysis of this study.
In 2015, JHAH offered a wide range of wellness and preventative health programmes to improve the quality of the health care experience for employees, retirees, and their families.
JHAH also introduced new technologies and programmes designed to enhance patient care and treatment, including a new robotic urology surgical system, an outpatient cardiac rehabilitation programme, and a fellowship programme to develop patient safety and quality teams.
As part of the push to improve and expand health care services for its employees, work progressed in 2015 to upgrade the Al-Hasa Health Centre, now part of the JHAH network, to establish an 80-bed community hospital.
"The JHAH robotic surgery program is considered among the leading ones in the Middle East using this high-tech machine."
In the JHAH case last month, Al-Tartir said, the "hands" of the Da Vinci surgical system used to perform the hysterectomy allowed a high degree of dexterity.
JHAH has also carried out the first robot-assisted operations in the Kingdom to remove cancerous tumors.
Turky Al-Rujaib, JHAH gynecologic oncologist, who along with Dr.
JHAH's robotic surgery program began in December 2016 when Dr.
brings together its long-established health care delivery system and the world-renowned clinical, education, and research expertise of Johns Hopkins Medicine.