2001 News Story

Crown Prince Abdullah opens tumor center

Deputy Prime Minister and Commander of the National Guard Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdulaziz today inaugurated the Nourah bint Abdulrahman bin Faisal Al-Saud Tumor Center at the King Abdulaziz National Guard Medical City. Providing comprehensive and advanced diagnostic and therapeutic services, the center has the capacity to treat about 6,000 patients. In an overview of the Kingdom's medical services, Crown Prince Abdullah referred to the saudization program, giving as an example the King Khalid Hospital in Jeddah, where there are 95 consultants and 82 residents who are Saudi, and which regularly sends Saudi physicians overseas for training.