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Al-Qurayyat Health Affairs: 2 Polyclinics and Optical Shops Closed
02 November 2017
According to Al-Qurayyat Health Affairs, the Private Health Sector Department has recently closed two policlinics and an optical Shop; due to their medical and technical violations, including lack of medical and technical staff, as well as expired license. These cases have been referred to the Medical Violations Committee that decided to close these institutions.

It is noted that the Ministry of Health (MOH) closed 890 private health institutions, including 7 hospitals, 508 complexes and 253 other health institutions, in addition to 110 pharmacies last year. Also, 4,086 violations were referred to the Medical Violations Committee by the Private Health Sector Departments across regions and governorates. In the same vein, the Medical Violations Committee issued 1,667 decisions. Besides, 1,006 violations were referred to the Committee for Violations of the Law of Practicing Healthcare Professions by the Private Health Sector Department. Likewise, 21,527 field tours have been conducted across all regions and governorates.

It is worth mentioning that MOH has recently established the “Compliance Enhancement Agency” to follow-up compliance with professional rules, regulations and ethics in both private and public sectors. This decision falls within the MOH’s developmental initiatives and scheduled campaigns to control and verify the health sector’s compliance. 


 


 



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