MOH Initiatives & Projects
Pre-School Examination Program

Overview:

It is an examination new students take before they enter school. It helps determine the educational path they are going to take (general education - special education) and ensure they have received basic vaccinations, and that any health problems they have are detected early.

Target groups:
New students to enroll in the first grade of primary school across the Kingdom:
  • School year 1442H (students who are currently primary school second graders)
  • School year 1443H (students enrolling in the first grade)

Implementation location: 
All primary health care centers (PHCs) in various regions of the Kingdom.

Duration: 
From the beginning of the second semester of the academic year to the beginning of the next academic year.

Program components:
  • Medical history of students
  • Ensuring that basic vaccinations are completed according to the national vaccination schedule
  • Clinical examination
  • Weight, height, and body mass index
  • Eye examination
  • Dental examination
  • Hearing test
  • Providing health awareness

Parents’ roles include: 
  1. Booking an appointment for the students at a health center through ‘Sehhaty’ application.
  2. Accompanying the student to the health center on the specified time, while adhering to the precautionary measures to avoid catching an infection.

Steps to book a pre-school examination appointment at a Family Medicine Clinic through (Sehhaty) application:
  1. Download ‘Sehhaty’ application. 
  2. Create an account and log in. 
  3. Click on the ‘Appointments’ icon. 
  4. Click on ‘Book an Appointment’. 
  5. Choose the health center. 
  6. Choose the Family Medicine Clinic. 
  7. Pick the suitable day and time to visit the medical center. 
  8. Booking will be confirmed via message. 




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Last Update : 21 September 2021 03:33 PM
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