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“MOH”: Nephrology Saudi Conference kicks off next Sunday with participation of more than 46 experts
08 December 2022

​​Next Sunday, December 11, 2022, the Ministry of Health will organize the Nephrology Saudi Conference at Marriott Hotel in Riyadh, and it will continue for three days. The Ministry of Health stated that this conference includes a presentation of the latest developments in the field of kidney diseases (Nephrology) in its various subspecialties, with the participation of more than 46 elite speakers from inside and outside the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia who are known for their research in this field. MOH stated that the conference aims to focus on presenting the latest developments in techniques and methods of treating kidney diseases, shedding light on the comprehensive renal care model and health transformation plans for kidney programs, in addition to bringing together specialists in renal care programs to exchange their experiences in all aspects of kidney disease diagnosis and treatment services. The conference targets adult and junior nephrologists, kidney transplant doctor, Internists and pediatricians, specialist doctors and residents in kidney centers, nurses, technicians working in all dialysis centers It is noteworthy that the annual increase in patients globally is 11 to 15%, and the number of patients in the Kingdom is more than 23,000 patients at the level of the Kingdom, as the Ministry of Health provides 65% of them in kidney centers in government hospitals, with 14,000 patients, with hemodialysis and home peritoneal dialysis services. The Ministry has implemented 2,646,930 dialysis sessions during this year through 223 hemodialysis centers for adults. The number of pediatric patients with kidney failure is 148 children, for whom the Ministry of Health provides the service through 20 dialysis centers across the Kingdom, while 27 children have undergone kidney transplantation. A number of (21) training hours have been approved by the Commission for Health Specialties for this conference. Registration for the conference can be done via the following link:​m

Last Update : 11 December 2022 08:40 AM
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