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MOH and MOE Launch School Screening Program
27 September 2018

​​As part of its efforts to improve students' health, the Ministry of Health (MOH), in collaboration with the Ministry of Education (MOE), has launched today (Tuesday) Sept. 25th, 2018 (corresponding to Muharram 15th, 1440H.) School Screening Program, as per the following table:

​Examination
First Grade
Primary
​Fourth Grade Primary
First Grade
Intermediate
First Grade
Secondary
Medical History Investigation​​√​
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Primary First Grade Vaccination: (OPV, Varicella, MM, DTwP (Td))​​√​
Weigh, Height, and BMI​​√​​​​​​​√​
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Visual Acuity Test​​√​​​​​√​​​​​√​​​​​​​√​
Dental Exam
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Hearing Test​​√​​​
Mental and Behavioral Disorders​
​​​​​(PHQ9) Early Detection
of Depression (PHQ9)​​



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(ADHD) Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) (Second semester) 

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Early Detection of Smoking​



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​​Detection of Scoliosis

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Learning Disability
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It is noteworthy that all schools will be covered during four consecutive semesters, starting from this semester. The first semester will include first grade of intermediate and secondary school students, while the second semester will include first and fourth grade of primary school students.  








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