School-Based Screening Program
School-Based Screening Program (1439H./1440H.)

​​Proceeding from its policy to focus attention on preventive medicine and early detection of diseases, the Ministry of Health (MOH) has launched the School-Based Screening Program, which represents the main cornerstone in this regard in such a manner that positively reflects on the health of our children.


Overview of the Program:
It is a school-based health screening for students to early detect potential health disorders or diseases. The program includes the investigation of student medical record history (especially for chronic diseases and disabilities), completion of vaccinations, preventive adopted measures, obesity early detection, thinness or underweight, tooth decay, visual acuity (VA), depression, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), scoliosis, hearing screening, learning disabilities, as well as screening of fe/male students for communicable diseases.


Implementation Mechanism:
The program is implemented at schools through health teams formed from primary healthcare centers. Each team features six members: a male physician, a female physician, a male nurse, a female nurse, a male dentist, and a female dentist, after training them on the program.

Implementation Period:
Full academic year (1439H./1440H.)

Medical Screenings:
  









Content Evaluation
Reading times
Last Update 30 April 2019 10:17 AM
Do you find this content useful? Yes No Suggest
Satisfaction of visitorsA sign of happiness
Satisfaction of visitors Completely satisfied Satisfied Neutral Not Satisfied Completely dissatisfied
This site can be viewed on all screen tones and all smart devices and supports all kinds of browsers
All Rights Reserved – Ministry of Health – Kingdom of Saudi Arabia ©