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Riyadh: 337 Applications to Health Practitioner Training Program 2021/2022
13 February 2022

​According to Riyadh Health Affairs, 337 applications have been received from health practitioners for admission to Health Practitioner Training Program for the 2021/2022 training year; to obtain the Saudi Specialty Certificate and Ph.D. implemented by the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties (SCFHS) and universities in the Kingdom. “Only 269 applications met all conditions, while 60 were rejected, and 8 were referred to other centers”, stated the Affairs.

The Affairs added that the applications featured 199 for training outside the Ministry of Health (MOH) and 70 for training inside it. The most applications received were 213 for obtaining Saudi Specialty Certificate, then 40 for subspecialty, and 9 for Ph. D., in addition to seven applications of non-medical practitioners for higher degrees.

It is worth mentioning that the Health Practitioner Training Program aims to qualify the newly graduated Saudi health practitioner to obtain the Saudi Specialty Certificate in a general medical specialty, a subspecialty, or its equivalent, through a contract between MOH and the health practitioner, who is enrolled to study or train for a period equivalent to the training period.

Last Update : 17 February 2022 10:13 AM
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