2005 News Story

WHO to send its regional employees to Kingdom for urgent medical care

The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced that its employees in the eastern Mediterranean region will be transported to Saudi Arabia in the event that they require urgent medical care, according to Dr Khalid bin Mohammed Al-Marghalani, the general supervisor of media and health awareness at the Ministry of Health.  Saudi Arabia was selected from among 22 countries because of its world-class medical care and facilities, Al-Marghalani said.