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The Centers and Health Programs Affairs General Department Organizes a Training Course on “The Periodic Screening Program”
01 April 2013
The Centers and Health Programs Affairs General Department at the Ministry of Health (MOH) has recently organized a training course on: “The Periodic Screening Program” in Riyadh, which lasted for three days. A constellation of family physicians distinguished in this regard participated in the course. This program aims to draw the targeted groups' attention to the concept of the program in the continuous development and improvement of the provided health services, to provide the trainees with the basic information and requirements of its application and to define the sources of the available information in order to get the program data. Moreover, the program aims to provide the preventive services for all age groups of the society and to activate the protective role of primary health care centers, including the early detection of cases by the age groups, providing the advice and guidance, and providing the required vaccinations for all age groups, as well as describing the preventive medicines such as vitamin D for patients of Osteoporosis.
In the same vein, the course covered other objectives such as upgrading the scientific skills and developing the practical capabilities of trainers. As coordinators were assigned under supervision of the work team to develop a style guide of the program based on the world guidelines and Evidence Based Medicine(EBM).Besides, the course included preparing the policies and procedures of the program according to the national accreditation standards approved for primary health care centers.

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