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Title: Organization of the Saudi health system
Authors: Al Yousuf, M.
Akerele, T.M.
Al Mazrou, Y.Y.
Issue Date: 2002
Language: English
Abstract: Using existing data, we reviewed the organizational structure of the Saudi Arabian health system: its demography and history, principal health indicators, organization and management, type and distribution of facilities, financial base, and the impact on it of the Haj. We noted duplication of services, inadequate coordination between some health industry sectors, and the need for a more extensive and rational health centre network with improved information systems and data collection. We also noted scope for a greater role for the private health sector and increased cooperation between it and the public sector to improve health service delivery and population health
Description: 645-653
Keywords: Budgets
Delivery of Health Care
Financing, Government
Health Services Research
Health Status Indicators
Models, Organizational
Primary Health Care
Private Sector
Public Sector
Referral and Consultation
Subject: National Health Programs
ISSN: 1020-3397
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