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MoH offers free glucometers for diabetics

The Ministry of Health has said it would distribute glucometers free-of-charge to diabetics who need daily monitoring of their glucose level in a major national health awareness program launched yesterday.

Health Minister Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah launched the program at the headquarters of his ministry yesterday following the signing of an agreement with a local company for the supply of 100,000 glucometers.

The minister signed the agreement with Amin Al-Sanousi, general manager of MediServ, local agents for Abbott Diabetes Care. (posted date: June 2013)

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Saudi Health draws strong interest


Saudi Health Exhibition & Conferences 2014, the largest health care event in Saudi Arabia, continues to generate strong interest from leading health care companies in local, regional, and global markets, with more premier industry leaders expressing their plan to participate in this year’s international show.

To date, nine major health care organizations have confirmed their sponsorship of the event including Rakaa Medical Company as the diamond sponsor and Siemens Saudi Arabia, Salehiya Medical, Dräger Saudi Arabia, Nawah Healthcare, Care and Planning for Hospital Co. Ltd., Mediserv-Medical Supplies and Services Co, GE Healthcare and Saudi German Hospitals as platinum sponsors.

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