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MOH: Health Volunteer Center Launches ‘Numuw’ Program to Train 20,000 Volunteers
22 February 2021

The MOH’s Health Volunteer Center has launched ‘Numuw’ (Growth) Program this Monday, with the aim to train 20,000 health volunteers in the Kingdom for 8 months, according to the best global practices. The Center seeks to qualify and introduce volunteers to health volunteer practices. The program also aims to train 200 health volunteer leaders, as well as 20,000 health volunteers in general, including health practitioners and health college students. The training will be to volunteering and community participation skills, in no less than 20 training hours.    

Mr. Abdulrahman Al-Aiban, Deputy Minister of Health for Human Resources and Head of the Executive Committee for Health Volunteer Plan, said that Numuw Program is aimed to contribute to achieving the objectives of the Saudi Vision 2030 in relation to volunteer work, by reaching one million volunteers. In the same context, participants will be provided with the most significant skills to help them fulfill their health volunteer roles. This is based on 5 principles: enhancing the concepts of volunteering and community participation, motivating volunteers to actively participate in the program, training them on methods of social innovation in health volunteering, qualifying them to master the design of volunteer initiatives, in addition to empowering them with the arts of leadership and teamwork.   

Noteworthy, Numuw Program is part of the recommendations stipulated by the Executive Committee for Health Volunteer Plan against COVID-19 Pandemic, headed by MOH, and membered by 12 governmental and private bodies in implementation of a royal decree. The MOH’s Health Volunteer Center was established in 2019, and is one of the initiatives of the Community Participation Program included in the Ministry’s National Transformation Program, as it aims to manage and organize health volunteering.  

Last Update : 24 February 2021 12:42 PM
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