Through separate letters to the Saudi embassy in Islamabad, vice chancellors (VCs) of four medical varsities from across the country have approached the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties
to convince it to revisit its decision of de-recognising Pakistan's premier postgraduate degree qualifications -- MS (Master of Surgery), MD (Doctor of Medicine) and MDS (Master of Dental Surgery).
Before finalisation of regulations that become effective in 2017-18, Saudi Commission for Health Specialties
invited degree awarding bodies from across the globe for presentation on training and examination system.
The Office also carried out 4 field visits to a number of companies, the Higher Committee for the Settlement of Labor Disputes and the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties
, as well as meetings with representatives and representatives of the Egyptian community to solve the number of problems encountered by the Egyptian workers in Riyadh.
The National Center for Health Information will also set up an interactive platform for the Saudi Oncology Registry for researchers and will introduce training programs in oncology under the supervision of the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties
The Saudi Commission for Health Specialties
implemented a Code of Ethics for Healthcare Practitioners, (8) which includes their duties towards patients and the community.
Tawfiq Al-Rabiah will inaugurate Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Conference and Exhibition in Riyadh, next Wednesday, to be organized by the Ministry of Health, the Saudi Health Council and the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties
. The conference will discuss current challenges, visions and ideas about future plans and possible solutions in regional and international healthcare, in addition to reviewing the latest advances in health information technology, making use of them, highlighting the vital role of e-Health in contributing to providing the highest possible quality of health care for all beneficiaries.
It is to be noted that the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties
stated that family physicians, as graduates of the Saudi Board of Family Medicine, should develop all CanMEDS--FM core competencies while learning the basic skills of diagnosis and management of common ophthalmology conditions (i.e., red eye, strabismus, impaired vision, conjunctivitis, corneal abrasions, eye injuries, cataract, and glaucoma).
A cooperation agreement between Bahrain's National Health Regulatory Authority (NHRA), and the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties
for cooperation was also approved during the session.
The Cabinet referred to the ministerial committee for legal affairs a co-operation agreement between Bahrain's National Health Regulatory Authority and the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties
Abdel Ghaffar will also meet with Secretary-General of Saudi Commission for Health Specialties
Ayman Asaad Abdo to be acknowledged by medical education programs of the commission.
Our interaction with world renowned medical institutions gave us the opportunity to acquire the latest techniques from international institutions like Royal Colleges of UK, Ireland and Canada and also from Saudi Commission for Health Specialties
and institutions of PGME of China, Singapore, Thailand and other countries, which do extend their recognition and acceptance of our degrees and diplomas.
The premier healthcare event will host 10 conferences accredited by the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties