Regional Reports

 

Saudi Arabia
   
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Report: Performance improvement
The healthcare system in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) is undergoing major changes driven by the Government’s determination to improve the access, quality and cost effectiveness of health provision.
   
Saudi Arabia Report - Creating a sustainable healthcare system
Although Saudi Arabia is a relatively wealthy country per capita – the country has the world’s largest oil reserves and is the world’s largest exporter of oil – it nonetheless has been facing a mounting financial burden from healthcare expenditure in its effort to sustain its national healthcare system.
   
Turning to the private sector
One of the first initiatives of King Abdul Aziz Bin Abdul Rahman Al-Saud, following the establishment Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in 1932, was to improve healthcare facilities in the country and to offer free medical care to citizens and the pilgrims.
   

                                  
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