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Maltese Health Minister Acclaims the MOH Expertise in Domestic Medicine Program
08 January 2014
The Saudi Ministry of Health (MOH) has shed light on its experience in the Domestic Medicine Program, and its medical achievements in this area, through the presentation delivered by the Supervisor–General of the MOH Domestic Medicine Program, Dr. Nasser Al-Huzeim. This took place in the presence of the Maltese Health Minister, and senior officers of the Maltese Ministry of Health, in response to the invitation the MOH received from the Government of the Republic of Malta, via the Saudi-Maltese Mutual Committee;  in order to benefit from the Kingdom’s expertise in implementing the Domestic Medicine Program.
Within the same vein, The Maltese Health Minister has lauded the MOH expertise in Domestic Medicine Program, meanwhile wishing to implement such a Program in the Republic of Malta.
Furthermore, the Maltese Health Minister has extended his thanks and appreciation, via Dr. Al-Huzeim, to the MOH, as represented by His Excellency the Minister of Health, Dr. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Rabeeah; for accepting his request to review the Domestic Medicine Program, as well as displaying the distinctive presentation about this program, which will contribute to achieving numerous positive outcomes.
It is worth mentioning that MOH has provided the Program’s services for a number of 33.622 patients by the end of the fourth quarter of 1434 H, with an increase of 2.707 patients, compared to the third quarter of the same year. Moreover, all large hospitals have implemented the MOH Domestic Medicine Program. The number of these hospitals reached 181 in the last quarter of the past year (1434 H).
Over and above, this Domestic Medicine Program comes as part of the MOH service programs, with the aim of improving its health services. The program is designed to provide therapeutic, preventive, rehabilitative, nutritional, social and educational health services. It is offered for patients at their homes, by qualified medical teams, trained to carry out these activities according to the patient's health condition, through scheduled visits.
It is noteworthy that the program has been established by virtue of the Minister of Health’s resolution in Rabee‘ Al-Akher, 1430 H; so as to provide inclusive health services for patients at their homes, and to alleviate the suffering of visiting hospitals, as well as providing beds for the other patients in bad need for them.

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