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Ref.No. [Initiator]
SAA-12 [EMRO]
Status
Discontinued
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre on E-Health

Director / Head: 
  Dr Abdullah Al Sonbul
  Dr Asaad Ali Rayes




Institution:
  Health Outreach and Business Affairs
  King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre
Address:
  MBC 80, P.O. Box 3354
  11211
  Central
Town:
  Riyadh
Country:
  SAUDI ARABIA
Region:
  EMRO
Phone:
  +96614424762
Fax:
  +96614424767
Web Site:
  www.kfshrc.edu.sa
Date of Designation:
  01/Feb/2010
Last Redesignation:
  01/Feb/2010
Date of Discontinuation:
  10/Feb/2014
Terms of Reference:
  1. - Organize Symposia (medical and non-medical) for nationals, regional and international audience on a regular basis (weekly, monthly, annual, etc). 
  2. - Conduct workshops (medical and non-medical) for nationals and regional participants in different aspects of e-health and telemedicine applications on a regular basis (weekly, monthly, annual, etc) 
  3. - The Centre will organize, arrange and execute training programs in collaborating with WHO in the Hub of Centre annually. 
  4. - The Centre will establish telemedicine and ehealth networks for consultations in collaboration with WHO members. 
  5. - The Centre will launch periodical awareness programs to enhance the use of electronic applications for healthcare provision. 
  6. - The Centre will promote the usage of ehealth and telemedicine applications to all medical-allied workers in the regions. 
  7. - The Centre will be a reserach Centre for the Telemedicine and ehealth applications. 
  8. - The Centre will complete the already started eICU project within the Kingdom, will collaborate with WHO to give any technical and administrative consultations to any similar project in the region in the future. - The Centre will give consultation for developing eHealth legislations with WHO for the regions. - The Center will give consultation to develop standardized ehealth information data management in collaboration with WHO for any WHO members. 
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Subjects:
  1. Informatics and Telemedicine 
  2. Health Technology (including laboratory services; but excluding blood safety) 
  3. Human resources for health (excluding Nursing) 
Types of activity:
  1. Collection and collation of information 
  2. Development and application of appropriate technology 
  3. Organization of events (e.g. conferences; summits) 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 10.7 - Knowledge management and eHealth policies and strategies developed and implemented in order to strengthen health systems.
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  MOHAMED Hani Farouk Abdel Hai
Phone:
 
Email:
  faroukh@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  ZANDI Diana Esmail
Phone:
  +41 22 79 12857
Email:
  zandid@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork